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Capitol Office
432 Irvis Office Building
PO Box 202057
Harrisburg PA 17120-2088
Tel: 717-260-6146
Fax: 717-782-2882

District Offices:
101 Ehalt Street, Suite 105
Greensburg, PA 15601-2300
Phone: 724-834-6400
Fax: 724-834-6799
Hours: Monday through Friday
9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


Youngwood Borough Building
17 South 6th Street
Youngwood, PA 15697
Tel: 724-925-5490
Hours: Tuesday and Thursday
9 a.m. to noon
 
Nelson Reacts to Governor’s Budget Proposal
2/5/2019
HARRISBURG – Rep. Eric Nelson (R-Hempfield) issued the following statement in response to Gov. Tom Wolf’s $34.15 billion budget proposal:


“While I am pleasantly surprised that the governor talked about limited government and individual responsibility, his plan is still an almost $1 billion increase in spending over the current state budget. This is an actual growth rate of approximately 4.2 percent, which is double the consumer price index. We also are facing almost $500 million in overspending from the current approved budget.

“Another area of concern of mine is the shifting of $100 million offline into accounts separate from the General Fund budget. At a time when offline special funds have been recognized to exist, we should be shifting money into the light. We should not be moving $100 million offline where there is no accountability.

“While these details are concerning, I was pleased to hear him talk about workforce development and education. I hope our employers and trades are invited to participate in any incentive programs offered to help bridge the divide between jobs and the available workforce.”

For more information on the 2019-20 state budget, go to pahousegop.com.

The 57th Legislative District includes the following Westmoreland County communities: the city of Greensburg; the townships of Hempfield (part) and Salem; and the boroughs of Delmont, Hunker, New Stanton, South Greensburg, Southwest Greensburg and Youngwood.

Representative Eric Nelson
57th District
Pennsylvania House of Representatives

Media Contact: Tracy Polovick
717.260.6358
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