The proposed 2014 budget for the Borough of North Wales offers some welcome news for residents, no tax increase. The Borough has a little less than 1.6 million dollars in the general fund. The budget numbers are in line with the 2013 figures, according to Borough of North Wales manager, Nate Dysard. Health insurance has increased for the Borough, but the hike will not impact taxes
Governor Corbett signed the Transportation Funding Bill today. A portion of the 2.3 billion dollars bill will help Montgomery and Bucks Counties
“15 million dollars in the Sellersville bypass. Almost 17 million dollars and an extension down in Lower Bucks County at Bristol Road.
That’s Lt. Governor Jim Cawley, who says 127 million is earmarked for improving Route 202 in Montgomery County. Governor Corbett, PennDOT Secretary Barry Schoch and Montgomery County Commissioner Chairman, Josh Shapiro were in Norristown today discussing aspects of the funding.
It’s the day before thanksgiving.
“It’s the busiest travel day of the year.
That’s AAA East Penn’s Theresa Podguski
“We have 43.4 million Americans that will be traveling 50 miles or more during this Thanksgiving Holiday and 37 percent of them plan to travel today(Wednesday)
Podguski says, fewer people will be sky bound this year.
“About 410,000 people will use the airlines, that’s down about 5.8 percent.”
Podguski, a guest on the AM Edition Wednesday morning says,
statistics show most people will return home Sunday.
Governor Tom Corbett was in West Norriton Monday to ceremonially sign the 2.3-billion dollar transportation bill approved by the legislature earlier this month. He praised the state lawmakers on both sides of the aisle that supported the measure. The new law will raise money for highway and bridge repair by raising the cost of a drivers license as well as an automobile registration card. It will also gradually increase the gas tax over the next five years. Corbett held his press conference near the construction site of a new on ramp onto Route 422.