for Immediate Release
State Government Services Continue While State Budget Review
Harrisburg – While the review of the state budget passed last night
by the General Assembly is underway, services provided by state government will
State agencies under the
governor’s jurisdiction are able to continue normal operations. In addition,
state employees will be paid and continue to provide necessary services to the
people of Pennsylvania.
Examples of government services
that will continue to function include:
All public health,
safety and emergency response;
Services for older
Pennsylvanians and veterans;
Services for people
Driver and vehicle
Public parks remain
This is not a comprehensive
list. It is meant to provide examples of the types of ongoing government
services as clarification to the public.
Once a bill passes the
legislature, the governor has 10 days to review it and make a determination.
Media contact: Jay Pagni, 717-783-1116