Details about the coming year’s spending plan have slowly trickled out, but negotiations continue.
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Pennsylvania has been without a budget for 5 days and most lawmakers were absent from the Capitol on Tuesday.
Efforts to settle final details in the sprawling budget package came with 11th-hour wrangling over a number of issues.
No main spending bill has been unveiled, and hundreds of pages of budget-related legislation remained under wraps.
The target of the measure is the University of Pittsburgh, which is in line to receive $155 million in the coming year.
Lawmakers are expected to approve significant sums of new money for mental health services and school security, including counseling.
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf and state lawmakers are launching into budget season.
Pennsylvania lawmakers are working on a budget behind closed doors but are moving forward bills addressing trans student athletes, liquor and election money.