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Lawmakers, Wolf enter final day of Pennsylvania's budget year with element of drama


HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania — The governor and state lawmakers face a day of big votes in the Capitol with a lot at stake on what is the final day of Pennsylvania's budget year.

Republican majorities in the House and Senate are expected to send budget legislation to Democratic Gov. on Tuesday, along with bills to completely change how wine and liquor are sold and to squeeze billions in savings from public sector pensions.

Wolf's warned he'll veto some or all of the budget proposal, which he's criticized for not devoting sufficient money for education and for adding to the state's deficit.

This is Wolf's first budget after beating Republican Gov. last fall.

The Republicans' budget of nearly $30.2 billion is a year-over-year increase of about 4 percent.

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