BREAKING NEWS: Pennsylvania crisis services to receive funding

BREAKING NEWS: Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf announced today that he has line-item vetoed a $30.3 billion budget plan sent to his desk by the General Assembly on December 23.

Spending authorized under the line-item veto totals $23.399 billion and includes a 10 percent increase in funding to rape crisis services which raises state funding to $9,639,000. Domestic violence programs also will receive a $1.5 million increase in state funding in the spending plan approved today by Wolf.

All appropriated federal funds will be released that are available.

PCAR has been told by a member of the Governor’s Budget Office that the goal is to process invoices within seven to 10 days or two weeks at the most.

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