Budget Updates
  • County Impacts of FY 2020-2021 Budget
    Tuesday, November 24, 2020
    On Nov. 23, the Governor signed SB 1350, containing the FY 2020-2021 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.


  • Governor Signs Budget and Revenue Bills Into Law
    Monday, November 23, 2020
    On Nov. 24, Gov. Wolf signed into law several bills comprising a revenue package to complete the FY 2020-2021 budget, including the general appropriations bill (SB 1350) and amendments to the Fiscal Code. The FY 2020-2021 budget has been completed using a mix of one-time sources of revenue to fill the revenue shortfall caused in large part by the coronavirus pandemic. In total, the budget amounts to approximately $36.5 billion in state spending, which totals about 3.8% more than FY 2019-2020 spending level. However, it does not contain any across-the-board cuts.


  • Budget-related Bills Headed to Governor
    Monday, November 23, 2020
    In addition to the budget appropriations bill (SB 1350), the House and Senate approved amendments to the Fiscal Code (HB 2536), which include provisions related to the implementation of the FY 2020-2021 state budget.


  • House, Senate Approve FY 2020-2021 Budget Bill
    Monday, November 23, 2020
    On November 20, the House and Senate both approved SB 1350, containing the remaining appropriations for FY 2020-2021 by a vote of 104-97 and 31-18 respectively. The bill now goes to the Governor's desk. Additional details can be found on this webpage.
    More Information:
    SB 1350


  • House Appropriations Committee Amends Budget Bill
    Thursday, November 19, 2020
    On Thursday, the House Appropriations Committee amended SB 1350 with the remaining seven months budget for FY 2020-2021. The budget seems to include -2.2% cuts from total spending compared to the previous fiscal year, but does not appear to feature across the board cuts. CCAP will be providing additional details and analysis here on the Budget News and Updates page as they become available.
    More Information:
    SB 1350


  • IFO Issues Revised Revenue Estimate for FY 2020-2021
    Thursday, October 29, 2020
    The state's Independent Fiscal Office issued revised revenue estimates for FY 2020-2021 on October 29, which feature updated revenue information from Q1 and considerations for COVID-19 pandemic impacts going into 2021. The full report is linked below.


  • House, Senate Approve FY 2020-2021 Budget Bill
    Thursday, May 28, 2020
    On May 26, the House approved HB 2387, containing the nearly $26 billion short-term, FY 2020-2021 budget agreement, by a vote of 103-99. The Senate gave its approval to the same today with a 44-6 vote, and the bill now goes to the Governor's desk. Additional details can be found on this web page.
    More Information:
    HB 2387


  • IFO Issues Official Revenue Estimate for FY 2020-2021
    Monday, June 22, 2020
    The state's Independent Fiscal Office issued its official revenue estimate on June 22, with updated FY 2019-2020 estimates included. The full report is linked below.


  • Budget-related Bills Headed to Governor
    Friday, May 29, 2020
    On May 28, the House and Senate approved amendments to two Fiscal Code bills (HB 2510, HB 1083), which included provisions related to the implementation of the FY 2020-2021 state budget. Additionally, the General Assembly approved SB 1108, which was amended to appropriate $2.6B in federal CARES Act dollars, including $625M to the 60 counties that didn't recieve direct funding. House Bill 2510 included provisions related to the use of funds for those dollars.


  • House Appropriations Committee Amends Budget Bill
    Tuesday, May 26, 2020
    On Tuesday, the House Appropriations Committee amended HB 2387 with a short-term budget totalling nearly $24 billion for FY 2020-2021. CCAP will be providing additional details and analysis here on the Budget News and Updates page as they become available.
    More Information:
    HB 2387