Gov. Wolf’s union ‘tab’

By Matthew J. Brouillette, triblive.com

Gov. Tom Wolf’s first executive order banned gifts for executive-branch employees to eliminate conflicts of interest between those in power and anyone “seeking to obtain business from or has financial relations with the commonwealth.”

Collective Bargaining Transparency

Commonwealth Foundation

Governor Wolf’s Office of Administration is in the early stages of contract negotiations with 16 government unions. These contracts cover approximately 44,600 workers, costing taxpayers nearly $3.78 billion.