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District Offices
315 East Market Street
Suite 100
Clearfield, PA 16830

(814) 765-0609

Fax: (814) 765-0592


264 Haida Avenue
Suite A1
Hastings, PA 16646.
Phone (814) 247-6210
Fax (814) 247-6212

Satellite Office 
Monday, Wednesday, Friday
9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
600 Lingle Street, Suite 100
Osceola Mills, PA 16666
Phone: (814) 339-6544
Fax: (814) 339-6546

Capitol Office
115 Ryan Office Bldg.
PO Box 202073
Harrisburg, PA 17120-2073
Phone: (717) 787-7099
Fax: (717) 782-2922
Gabler, Sankey Ask Governor to Sign Budget Bill, Keep Schools Open
3/16/2016
HARRISBURG – State Reps. Matt Gabler (R-Clearfield/Elk) and Tommy Sankey (R-Clearfield/Cambria) today joined the majority of their colleagues in voting for and asking Gov. Tom Wolf to sign key budget-related legislation into law for the 2015-16 fiscal year. Today, the State House approved and sent to the governor’s desk House Bill 1801, House Bill 1327 and a series of state-related university appropriation bills, which would restore the Dec. 29 cuts made by the governor to the currently enacted budget.

Gabler and Sankey issued the following statement after passage of House Bill 1801, the fourth 2015-16 budget bill that the Legislature has sent to the governor’s desk and that increases basic education funding by $200 million and restores support for agriculture – Pennsylvania’s No. 1 industry – and correctional facilities across the state without requiring tax increases:

“We call on Gov. Wolf to sign this legislation that would fund the core functions of government and restore the cuts he made in December. Without immediate release of state funds, a number of school districts across Pennsylvania are at serious risk of closing. We cannot allow that to happen. It is beyond time to release the tax dollars that Pennsylvanians have faithfully paid into the state treasury.

“The governor’s signature on this budget will enable us to provide funding for critical access hospitals, which are essential to rural health care. It will allow the Penn State Extension to continue operating the great programs that benefit our local communities, and it will finally fund agricultural programs and restore funding for hardwood development and research on which our economy depends and many local jobs rely.

“The practice of ‘governing by crisis’ is no way for state government to operate. Gov. Wolf needs to end the threats, release the hostages he took with his veto pen and close the budget gap he created on Dec. 29.”

Representative Matt Gabler
75th District, Pennsylvania House of Representatives

RepGabler.com / Facebook.com/RepGabler
Representative Tommy Sankey
73rdDistrict, Pennsylvania House of Representatives
RepSankey.com / Facebook.com/RepSankey
Media Contact: Scott Little
717.260.6137
slittle@pahousegop.com
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