Yesterday, the General Assembly passed budget bills to restore aid to the various programs that were vetoed by the governor back in December. The new budget bills authorize important funding for education, agriculture, and rural hospitals.
RCPA is hosting Capitol Day on Tuesday, April 12 to advocate for a realistic budget that offers the supports required by Pennsylvanians in need of adult and children’s mental health, brain injury, medical/vocational rehabilitation, intellectual and developmental disabilities, substance use, and autism services. It is important that members take action! RCPA urges members, supporters, consumers, and families to join us at Capitol Day and let elected officials know these services are essential and must be supported.
On Monday, Governor Tom Wolf signed an executive order requiring contractors with state contracts to pay their employees at least $10.15 an hour.
Governor Tom Wolf unveiled his 2016/17 executive budget to the General Assembly on Tuesday.