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County Budget Messaging and Fact Sheets2/13/2014
CCAP has developed budget fact sheets and talking points to assist counties in their budget messaging and advocacy for FY 2014-2015. Fact sheets are available here on the Budget News and Updates page in the right-hand column, and talking points are posted to the Legislative Action Center.
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House and Senate Appropriations Committees Hold Budget Hearings2/11/2014
The House and Senate Appropriations Committees will be holding budget hearings with the heads of state agencies to discuss the Governor's FY 2014-2015 proposal. Links to the schedules of hearings are below, and the hearings can be viewed live on PCN.
More Information: House Appropriations Committee Budget Hearing Schedule
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Governor Corbett Unveils 2014-2015 Budget Proposal2/4/2014
Today, Governor Corbett presented his FY 2014-2015 budget proposal. The provided link to the Office of the Budget contains copies of the executive budget, slide presentations and other details. Attached is a spreadsheet comparing proposed line items with county impact to the current fiscal year.
More Information: Office of the Budget
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Commonwealth Budget Address - Tuesday, February 4, 20141/29/2014
The House and Senate will convene in joint session next Tuesday, February 4, to hear the annual budget address which will preview the Governor Corbett’s proposed FY 2014-2015 budget. This is the formal kickoff to budget season.
The joint session will begin at 11:00 a.m., with the Governor to begin his address shortly after. It is typically broadcast live on the Pennsylvania Cable Network, as well as through streaming video on a variety of web sites (listed below).

Following the budget address, CCAP will be analyzing proposed funding levels. You will be able to find a spreadsheet on the on this webpage by the end of the day Tuesday with funding in the Governor’s proposed FY 2014-2015 budget. That spreadsheet will be updated throughout the week, and additional analysis will be provided in the February 7 issue of the Legislative Bulletin, as well as future issues of the Bulletin and the Update.
More Information: PCN Live Feed
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