Rolling the dice in Harrisburg

On our editorial page today, we focus on a dilemma facing Republicans in Harrisburg.

We are now a little more than one day away from the mandated deadline for the state to have a budget in place.

Gov. Wolf still sounds optimistic, but there is no concrete sign of a breakthrough.

Part of the solution no doubt is going to be another expansion in legalized gambling.

But how much is too much.

It appears Republicans, who control both the House and Senate, may be at odds over a proposal that would introduce more than 40,000 video gaming terminals in bars, restaurants and truck stops.

So Harrisburg might finally have to ask itself this question:

How much is too much when it comes to gambling in Pa."

You can read our editorial here.