Boosting education funding. Changing the state's pension systems. Reforming how liquor is sold. Modifying taxes on homeowners and natural gas drillers.
Each of those big-ticket items was, at some point during Gov. Wolf's first year in office, part of an ambitious budget discussion that he and the Republican-led legislature hoped could transform Pennsylvania.
But after six months of back-and-forth negotiations - and, often, gridlock - all of those issues remain unresolved.