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Wednesday, June 18, 2014 8:29 AM

Meeting shortly after Gov. Tom Corbett's call for action on pension reform as an essential first part of a 2014-15 budget plan, Pennsylvania House and Senate Republican leaders voiced broad support for the governor's goals.  But the GOP legislative leaders cautioned Tuesday that they may be forced to operate on a different order of priorities.  "Our concern in the Senate is first to make sure that we pass a responsible, sustainable budget," Senate Majority Leader Dominic Pileggi, R-Delaware County, said earlier Tuesday.  "That's our Constitutional obligation. These other bills (public pension reformand liberalization of Pennsylvania's alcohol sales laws) are important bills that we're working on and will continue to work on.  "That's not in conflict with the governor's position," Pileggi continued. "But maybe our priorities are a little different."

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Source:, by Charlies Thompson, June 17, 2014.



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