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PA 2023 budget mired in bad blood, technicalities

Jul 07, 2023 View Original Article
  • Bias Rating

    -34% Medium Liberal

  • Reliability

    75% ReliableGood

  • Policy Leaning

    -34% Medium Liberal

  • Politician Portrayal

    -16% Negative

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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

54% : At the end of the legislative session in 1992, a bill aimed at expanding coal mining regulations passed both chambers and was signed in the state House, but wasn’t in the state Senate.
54% : Even without a budget, the commonwealth is legally required to keep paying state workers and to fund entitlement programs like Medicaid.
54% : The inclusion of vouchers, state Senate Republicans claimed, allowed them to justify backing higher state spending than they would have liked.
53% : A similar bill would become law after another two years, said David Hess, a former Department of Environmental Protection chief who in 1992 worked for the state Senate.
52% : They amend the state laws that control taxation, spending, education, welfare, and other public services.

*Our bias meter rating uses data science including sentiment analysis, machine learning and our proprietary algorithm for determining biases in news articles. Bias scores are on a scale of -100% to 100% with higher negative scores being more liberal and higher positive scores being more conservative, and 0% being neutral. The rating is an independent analysis and is not affiliated nor sponsored by the news source or any other organization.

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