The Pennsylvania state budget impasse has dragged on for
more than two months now. As a result,
some non-profits are struggling to survive without state funding. Contractors who’ve done work for the state
aren’t being paid.
State Rep. Eli Evankovich (R-Westmoreland) spoke candidly to
NFIB small business owners at a recent meeting near Pittsburgh on the political
dynamic and the policy issues of the delay.
Here is a slightly edited version of that 5 minute talk which
gives great insight into what is going on in Harrisburg between the legislature
and Governor Tom Wolf.