Pennsylvania Legacies #57: Budgeting by Default

Three months into the fiscal year, Pennsylvania’s state government has a “budget by default” after legislative talks broke down and the governor announced plans to securitize liquor revenues. How does the seemingly permanent stalemate impact environmental, conservation, energy, and recreation programs?

Then, a visit to the 2017 conference of the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission (IOGCC), held this week in Pittsburgh. PEC co-sponsored the annual gathering of state and federal officials, energy companies, and environmental groups.