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Thu Jan 31, 2019, 11:09 AM

Gov. Wolf to ask lawmakers for new $4.5B capital program

Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration is planning to ask lawmakers to approve a multibillion-dollar plan to borrow money for a wide range of projects, from controlling floodwaters to fighting blight.

Wolf, a Democrat, is unveiling the plan Thursday in more detail. The administration is proposing to borrow $4.5 billion and spend it over four years on a plan that ties together projects for both rural areas and downtowns.

Approval will be up to the Republican-controlled Legislature.

The administration says the money would go to expand high-speed internet access, improve storm water and flood control and clean up brownfields and blight in hopes of luring new businesses.

Read more: https://www.pennlive.com/news/2019/01/gov-wolf-to-ask-lawmakers-for-new-45b-capital-program.html

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