With the election of Tom Wolf as the incoming 47th Governor of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg is in the midst of a relative calm with respect to policy activity. PEC’s Davitt Woodwell already summed up the big picture facing the Governor-elect with respect to environmental issues, but in this blog space we’re going to take a deeper dive on some of the issues of key importance to PEC.
Over the next several weeks we will begin to see a set of policy priorities emerge not only from the new Administration, but also from new leadership in the General Assembly as they begin to forge their own agenda. At the top of both of those respective lists is the unpleasant reality of Pennsylvania’s state budget. What does this have to do with the environment, you ask? For better or worse – a lot.Read More