Get your week started with today's look at stories we're following:
1. Pa. budget: State legislators in Pennsylvania are returning to Harrisburg today, with just two weeks left to figure out how to close a budget deficit of more than $1 billion.
2. Paid sick leave: New Jersey Democrats and labor leaders are planning to begin a campaign today to push for a bill that would require employers in the state to give their workers paid sick leave.
3. Regional Rail labor: Riders on SEPTA's Regional Rail lines will have a normal commute today, after a one-day strike over the weekend. Engineers and electrical workers returned to their jobs Sunday after President Barack Obama signed an order appointing a board to mediate the labor dispute.