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October 21, 2017

Editorial: ‘Get out of town’ is no way to budget

It’s hard to say which is worse, nasty partisan-politics-driven battles that have resulted in late state budgets in recent years — or what likely will occur over the next few days.

Around the Capitol, the latter is being called a “get-out-of-town budget,” aptly named because House members and Senators are more concerned about their on-the-public-dime summer vacations than effectively serving the residents of Pennsylvania in the most important of matters: money.

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