Budget Updates
  • 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, Senate Approve FY 2020-2021 Budget Bill
    Thursday, May 28, 2020
    On May 266, 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


  • 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


  • IFO Releases Initial Revenue Estimates for FY 2020-2021
    Tuesday, May 26, 2020
    In its initial revenue forecast offered on May 26, the IFO projected that response efforts to the COVID-19 pandemic will have a dramatic impact on economic growth for CY 2020 and 2021. FY 2019-2020 revenues will fall short of projected goals by approximately $3.9 billion, including impacts from COVID-19 mitigation efforts. For FY 2020-2021, the IFO is projecting that the state will have about $36.1 billion to spend, an increase of $4.3 billion compared to the current fiscal 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 22.


  • House and Senate Appropriations Budget Hearings
    Thursday, February 13, 2020
    The House and Senate Appropriations committees begin budget hearings on the Governor's FY 2020-2021 commonwealth budget proposal on Tuesday, February 18. Use the links below to find the full schedules for each committee; many will be shown live on PCN and pcntv.com.


  • County FY 2020-2021 Budget Analysis
    Thursday, February 6, 2020
    Following Governor Wolf's presentation of his FY 2020-2021 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.


  • Gov. Wolf Delivers FY 2020-2021 Budget Address
    Tuesday, February 4, 2020
    Today, Gov. Wolf delivered his budget address outlining his $36 billion budget for FY 2020-2021. CCAP is analyzing the impact of the proposal on county line items, and will be posting additional details, including a spreadsheet and narrative analysis, on this page, over the next several days.


  • County Impacts of FY 2019-2020 Budget
    Friday, June 28, 2019
    On June 27, the General Assembly sent HB 790, containing the FY 2018-2019 commonwealth budget, to the Governor's desk. 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.


  • Budget-related Bills Headed to Governor
    Thursday, June 27, 2019
    On June 27, the House and Senate approved amendments to the Human Services Code (SB 695) and Fiscal Code (SB 712), which included provisiions related to the implementation of the FY 2019-2020 state budget.