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 Budget Updates

 
  • CCAP Responds to House Budget Proposal
    Tuesday, April 04, 2017
    CCAP issued a statement expressing grave concerns with the budget proposal that was amended into HB 218 yesterday, which is linked below. In particular, counties note that the proposal contains sweeping cuts in funding for human services, criminal justice and administrative programs the counties perform on the Commonwealth's behalf.


  • House Republicans Offer Budget Proposal
    Monday, April 03, 2017
    The House Appropriations Committee today adopted an amendment to HB 218, the vehicle for the FY 2017-2018 appropriations bill, reflecting the House Republican budget proposal. Overall, the proposal reflects a $31.5 billion budget for FY 2017-2018, about $800 million less than proposed by the Governor. The House Republican spreadsheet is linked below, and CCAP will be providing additional analysis in the coming days.


  • CCAP Editorial on Critical Human Services Budget Needs
    Friday, March 03, 2017
    A CCAP editorial has been shared with the media outlining how budgets impact the county/state partnership for human services, and highlighting counties' top priority for human services funding and system reform. The editorial has been published in several media outlets throughout the state, including the York Dispatch, Uniontown Herald-Standard and Bradford Era. The full editorial can be read at the link below.