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Lawmakers Vow No Raid on Workers' Compensation Security Fund

By J. Todd Foster (Reporter)

Thursday, September 21, 2017 | 498 | 0 | 0 min read

Pennsylvania lawmakers won't be taking out another loan from the state's workers' compensation guaranty fund to help plug a $2 billion hole in the state's budget. Rep. Frank Ryan Rep. Frank Ryan, R-Palmyra, said Wednesday there will not be a repeat of the $165 million that was transferred from the Workers' Compensation Security Fund to the general fund last year to help cure similar budget woes. J.J. Abbott, press secretary to Gov. Tom Wolf, confirmed that the WCSF will not be tapped this year. In fact, House lawmakers on Sept. 13 passed a $2.2 billion ...

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