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By Dave Lemery
The Center Square 

Pa. Senate Committee Advances Bill To Rein In Growth of Budget

Would Require Pa. Constitution Amendment


Pennsylvania’s proposed Taxpayer Protection Act took another step June 3 in what promises to be a long and arduous road to passage.

In the first week of June, the Senate Finance Committee advanced the proposed constitutional amendment, over Democratic opposition, that would restrict how much state spending could grow in any given year based on certain economic indicators.

“This amendment would limit state appropriation increases to the average percentage change in personal income in the Commonwealth for the prior three years, or to the average percentage change in inflation for the thre...

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