Greiner Commends Corbett Budget Proposal
2/5/2013
HARRISBURG – Rep. Keith J. Greiner (R-Upper Leacock) today commented on Gov. Tom Corbett’s budget address to the General Assembly:

“I am very pleased the governor is taking a hard look at the public pension systems. I have been a certified public accountant for nearly 25 years, and the amount by which the pension systems are insolvent is staggering. If we don’t do something now, this is going to become a hardship for all Pennsylvania taxpayers in the years to come. We cannot prolong or delay this process any further. Pension reform is necessary now.” 



“Transportation is another big ticket item that we cannot put off until later. Adequate road and bridge infrastructure is necessary for the safety of the public and for the health of our economy. We need $3.5 billion every year just to maintain the infrastructure we already have. This figure does not include improvement and highway expansion projects. I am looking forward to hearing more about the governor’s plan regarding this critical issue.

“I was very pleased with the governor’s attention to public education in his budget address. By providing additional funding for public education, pre-K and other important educational programs, Pennsylvania will be able to prepare the next generation for a dynamic global economy. I was also pleased to hear his plan to maintain funding for higher education. These are areas of funding which not only help our children to succeed, but they also help our state to thrive.”

More information about Greiner’s legislative priorities and the budget process is available at www.RepGreiner.com and www.Facebook.com/RepGreiner.

Representative Keith J. Greiner
43rd Legislative District
Pennsylvania House of Representatives

Media Contact: Nicole Wamsley
717.783.8063
nwamsley@pahousegop.com
www.RepGreiner.com / www.Facebook.com/RepGreiner
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