“While Governor Wolf and House and Senate Democrats have put politics aside and reached across the aisle to work toward a balanced budget, Mike Turzai derailed negotiations for his own political gain,” said Beth Melena, a spokeswoman for the Pennsylvania Democratic Party.
Outside of Turzai’s office members demanded a Fair Budget. They demanded that the Marcella Shale be taxed and the taxes help fund school districts. Many of the members that showed up are school district employees, they are parents with school age children. “All we want is a budget that will bring money back to Pennsylvania’s schools, and the citizens of our state.” Stated Lori Hertzog.