Nanticoke, December 29, 2015 – State Sen. John Yudichak today provided the following comment in response to Gov. Tom Wolf’s decision to veto part of the state’s fiscal 2015-16 budget legislation:

“The Administration is calling Republican budget action the height of ‘stupidity’ and Republicans are responding to the administration’s budget assertions as ‘lies.’ Taxpayers deserve better than the same old partisan, almost juvenile, name-calling going on in Harrisburg these days.

Clearly, every taxpayer is tired of the political posturing from all parties in this budget mess. Taxpayers deserve a bipartisan, fiscally sound budget that tackles property tax relief, pension reform and sustainable investments in job creation.

Just a few days ago, Senate Democrats joined Senate Republicans to deliver a bipartisan budget and pension bill. Government can work. Let’s end the political bickering and get our job done by passing a responsible state budget.”

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