Pennsylvania Legislation And Regulation To Watch In 2017

Law360, Philadelphia (January 2, 2017, 1:03 PM EST) -- With Pennsylvania’s nearly $2 billion structural budget deficit still unresolved and revenue collections for the 2016-2017 budget coming up short, leaders in Harrisburg will have little choice but to focus on the state’s finances in the new year, but gas royalty changes and judicial reforms could also be on the docket.

The Republicans who control both chambers of the Pennsylvania General Assembly had expanded their majority in the November elections, but will still have to find common ground with Gov. Tom Wolf, a Democrat.

In November, the state’s Independent Fiscal Office estimated the structural deficit would grow to $2.7 billion, in part...

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