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Pa. 'fiscal code' legislation, including $45 million for Philly schools, incomplete

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by Mary Wilson for NewsWorks

Republican lawmakers are insisting that Pennsylvania's budget for this year was delivered on time, but a key companion bill called the fiscal code is missing.

And there's no timetable to send it to the governor.

It's the state House's turn to take a vote on the fiscal code, a piece of legislation that supports the budget. The legislation includes a $45 million funding relief package for Philadelphia schools.

But the speaker of the House already gaveled the chamber out for the summer.

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