Pa. Gov. Tom Wolf announces $43.7B spending proposal in final budget address


After seven years, often defined by partisan standoffs over his far-reaching financial proposals and use of executive power, Gov. Tom Wolf leaves office next year. But as he delivered his eighth — and final — budget address to the Republican-controlled General Assembly on Feb. 8, the Democratic governor tried to strike a conciliatory note, lauding the commonwealth’s financial state and promoting a $43.7 billion spending proposal for education, worker support, public safety, infrastructure, and economic growth.…