HARRISBURG – Rep. Justin Walsh (R-Westmoreland) today issued the following statement in response to the $317 million deposit made in the state’s Rainy Day Fund today:
“Through good planning and a robust economy, we are able to make a significant deposit into the Rainy Day Fund. This is 100% of the General Fund balance at the end of the 2018-19 Fiscal Year, and the second consecutive year we have put money away in case of an economic downturn. I am proud to be a member of a Legislature which sees the value in forethought and careful crafting of budgets in order to meet the critical needs of today’s and tomorrow’s Pennsylvania residents.”
The 58th Legislative District in Westmoreland County includes Jeannette and Monessen cities, as well as East Huntingdon (part), Hempfield (part), Rostraver, Sewickley and South Huntingdon townships. Also, the district encompasses the boroughs of Adamsburg, Arona, Madison, Mount Pleasant, North Belle Vernon, Penn, Smithton, Sutersville and West Newton.
Representative Justin Walsh
58th Legislative District
Pennsylvania House of Representatives
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