Welcome to the House Democratic Appropriations Committee!

Our office provides careful analyses of state budget related legislation and issues presented here as budget briefings, fast facts, primers, spreadsheets and other material to help you understand how the state budget impacts the lives of all Pennsylvanians. Check back here for new materials from the time the governor presents an executive budget proposal to the General Assembly in early February through enactment of a new state spending plan in June and throughout the summer and fall as more detailed analyses are completed and posted. For upcoming meetings, recent committee votes, legislation currently in the committeee and committee transcripts, please visit the General Assembly's website.

Featured Publications

The Budget Process in Pennsylvania Posted Jan 9, 2018

Latest Publications
Posted: Mar 1, 2018

General Fund Revenue Update - Feb. 2018: Fast Facts

Posted: Feb 16, 2018

Performance-Based Budgeting: Budget Briefing

Posted: Feb 9, 2018

Understanding State Police Personnel Costs: Primer

Posted: Feb 9, 2018

Education Funding Q & A: Budget Briefing

Posted: Feb 1, 2018

General Fund Revenue Update - Jan. 2018: Fast Facts

Posted: Jan 29, 2018

State Police Coverage of Municipalities: Budget Briefing

Posted: Jan 17, 2018

Marcellus Shale Development in Pennsylvania: Primer

Posted: Jan 12, 2018

Tobacco Settlement Fund - Budget Briefing

Posted: Jan 10, 2018

PA's Fair Funding Formula: Spreadsheet

Posted: Jan 10, 2018

PA's Fair Funding Formula Explained: Primer