HARRISBURG – Sen. Wayne Langerholc, Jr. (R-35) issued the following statement following the passage of the 2022-23 budget:
“At a time when our nation is facing record inflation and a disastrous federal response, the people of Pennsylvania should know that this budget executes fiscal restraint while ensuring key services are funded.”
The Fiscal Year 2022-23 budget adheres to conservative fiscal management while meeting key initiatives and adding $2.1 billion to the Rainy Day Fund:
- Additional $100 million for School Safety and Security Grants.
- Additional $100 million for School Mental Health Grants.
- Additional $175 million for highways and bridges.
- An end to the P3 Bridge Tolling Initiative.
- Economic growth tools.
- Extension of time for KOZ in Cambria County.
- Airport Land Development Zone.
Senate Bill 1100 now goes to the governor’s desk for enactment into law.
Contact: Gwenn Dando