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.


  • The State-County Partnership in Service Delivery: A Historical Funding Overview
    Monday, February 04, 2019
    As the FY 2019-2020 budget process is about to begin, CCAP has completed an analysis of the historic trends in state funding for services that counties provide on behalf of the state. See the link below for full details.


  • FY 2019 - 2020 Governor's Budget Address
    Friday, January 25, 2019
    The House and Senate will convene in joint session Tuesday, February 5, to hear the annual budget address which will preview Governor Wolf's proposed FY 2019-2020 budget. The Governor is scheduled to deliver his address at 11:30 a.m. It is typically broadcast live on the Pennsylvania Cable Network, as well as through streaming video on a variety of web sites: www.pcntv.com, www.pahouse.com and www.pahousegop.com. Following the address, CCAP will analyze the proposed funding levels. You will be able to find a spreadsheet posted to this website as soon as numbers are available.


  • County Impacts of FY 2018-2019 Budget
    Tuesday, June 26, 2018
    On June 22, Gov. Wolf signed HB 2121, containing the FY 2018-2019 commonwealth budget, into law. CCAP has completed a detailed narrative analyzing the impacts to county line items, and continues to update the spreadsheet analysis and budget media available on this page.


  • House, Senate Approve FY 2018-2019 Budget
    Friday, June 22, 2018
    On June 20, the House approved HB 2121, containing the $32.7 billion FY 2018-2019 budget agreement, by a vote of 189-9. The Senate gave its approval to the same today with a 47-2 vote, and the bill now goes to the Governor's desk. Additional details can be found on this web page.


  • Budget-related Bills Headed to Governor
    Friday, June 22, 2018
    On June 22, the House and Senate approved amendments to the Human Services Code (HB 1677) and Fiscal Code (HB 1929), which included provisiions related to the implementation of the FY 2018-2019 state budget.


  • County Budget Analysis Available
    Wednesday, June 20, 2018
    Following the amendment of HB 2121 with a FY 2018-2019 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, and a more detailed narrative analysis will follow in the coming days.


  • House Amends Budget Bill
    Tuesday, June 19, 2018
    On Tuesday, the House Appropriations Committee amended HB 2121 with a $32.7 billion budget plan for FY 2018-2019. CCAP will be providing additional details and analysis here on the Budget News and Updates page as they become available.
    More Information:
    HB 2121