Bill To Expand Taxpayer Support For Private, Religious Schools Headed To Governor’s Desk

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Legislation to substantially expand taxpayer support by $100 million for private and religious schools is heading to Gov. Tom Wolf’s desk, although he’s signaling that he’ll block it. The Republican-controlled Senate approved the bill Tuesday on a party-line basis, ramping up a fight between supporters of public and private schools in the thick of budget negotiations.