Local legislators look forward to passing bills in the new year, and saying goodbye to the budget woes of 2017.

Both Rep. Dan Moul (R-91) and Sen. Rich Alloway II (R-33) were unhappy with the decision to borrow money against future revenue in order to patch the budget deficit. Moul said borrowing $1.5 billion against a tobacco settlement is "no way to run a government" and likened the action to stealing money from future generations.

Times Staff Writer

Mary Grace has been a Gettysburg Times Staff Writer since December 2016. She covers Carroll Valley Borough, Cumberland Township, Liberty Township, Mount Joy Township, Straban Township, and Littlestown Area School District. Mary Grace lives in Gettysburg.

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