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 Budget Updates

  • IFO Releases Initial Revenue Estimates for FY 2019-2020
    Monday, May 20, 2019
    In its initial revenue forecast offered on May 20, the IFO projected that FY 2018-2019 revenues will exceed budget expectations by approximately $866 million, assuming May and June General Fund revenues come in as anticipated, although much of those funds will need to be appropriated to cover unbudgeted costs for FY 2018-2019. For FY 2019-2020, the IFO is projecting that the state will have about $35.8 billion to spend, an increase of $994 million compared to the current year, assuming no other changes to programs or funding sources. Additional details can be found in the full report linked below. The IFO's official revenue estimate will be released by June 20.

  • House and Senate Appropriations Budget Hearings
    Monday, February 11, 2019
    The House Appropriations committee begins budget hearings on the Governor's FY 2019-2020 commonwealth budget proposal today, Monday, February 11. The Senate Appropriations committee will return next week, Tuesday, February 19, to begin their round of budget hearings. Use the links below to find the full schedules for each committee; many will be shown live on PCN and pcntv.com

  • County FY 2019-2020 Budget Analysis
    Tuesday, February 05, 2019
    Following Governor Wolf's presentation of his FY 2019-2020 budget on Tuesday, CCAP has been reviewing the impact on line items impacting county government. A spreadsheet comparing proposed line items with county impact to the current fiscal year is linked below.