Health - July 1, 2011


State Budget Signed Into Law
 
Last night at around 11:45 p.m. Governor Tom Corbett signed the state's budget into law. This is Gov. Corbett's first budget and also the first budget to be done before July 1 in 8 years. The spending plan was agreed to at $27.15 billion. In his signing ceremony speech, the Governor said, "it [the budget] spends no more than we have and it doesn't pretend that we have more than we budgeted."
 
The legislature will now recess until Monday, September 19.
 
Don't forget to check out the news articles on the right and have a great Fourth of July!