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Gov. Josh Shapiro wants to spend $80M to attack Pennsylvania’s housing crisis. Here’s how.

Gov. Shapiro’s proposed budget would put state money behind a popular home repair program, anti-homelessness initiatives, and public legal defense against evictions.

By Stephen Caruso/SpotlightPA and Charlotte Keith/Spotlight PA

Pennsylvania is flush with surplus cash, but it still faces a looming budget problem

Pennsylvania persistently spends more than it makes in revenue, but lawmakers have struggled for years to agree on lasting solutions.
By Stephen Caruso/SpotlightPA and Kate Huangpu/Spotlight PA

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Raising taxes on the table as Pa. weighs how to pay for education court ruling

Gov. Josh Shapiro is set to give his budget address, kicking off a debate over how Pennsylvania should pay for additional investments in education required by a court ruling.

By Stephen Caruso/SpotlightPA and Katie Meyer/Spotlight PA