May 30, 2013 | By | Posted in Video, WatchBlog

VIDEO: Will lawmakers act on Gov. Tom Corbett’s big plans?

HARRISBURG — Top lawmakers in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives unveiled their proposed state budget Wednesday. Their $28.3 billion plan is markedly similar to <Gov. Tom Corbett’s. But Corbett’s also pushing for three major legislative initiatives to get passed by the June 30 budget deadline – pension reform, annual increases in transportation funding and liquor privatization.

So far, none of those initiatives have agreements between the House and Senate.

Here’s what lawmakers had to say about the plans on Wednesday.

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Melissa Daniels is a reporter for PA Independent. She can be reached at 717-350-0962 or

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