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Wednesday, July 2, 2014 8:42 AM

The House tossed Gov. Tom Corbett's pension gauntlet back in his lap Tuesday, a day after he vowed not to sign a new budget until lawmakers vote to reform the state's two debt-laden retirement systems. Fifteen Republicans in the GOP-controlled House joined 92 Democrats in voting to ship the leading pension bill to a committee chaired by Rep. Gene DiGirolamo, R-Bucks, who has disagreed with several pieces of the Republican governor's agenda in the last three years.

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Source: Allentown Morning Call, July 1, 2014; PSBA Daily EDition, July 2, 2014.

 

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