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

Education Cut Restorations by School District, 2015/16: Spreadsheet Posted Apr 7, 2016

Latest Publications
Posted: Mar 30, 2016, Last Updated: Apr 27, 2016

Budget-Related Legislation in Enacted 2015/16 Budget: Summary

Posted: Oct 28, 2013, Last Updated: Apr 15, 2016

Fiscal Code: Primer

Posted: Apr 6, 2016

Education Funding by School District in Fully Enacted 2015/16 Budget: Spreadsheet

Posted: Apr 1, 2016

General Fund Revenue Update, March 2016: Fast Facts

Posted: Mar 31, 2016

2015/16 General Fund Budget Comparison: Cheat Sheet

Posted: Mar 30, 2016

Fiscal Code (HB 1327 PN2969) 2015/16 Budget, As Vetoed (Veto No. 1): Bill Analysis

Posted: Mar 30, 2016

Fiscal Code Bill (HB1327, PN2969) Veto Implications: Summary

Posted: Mar 16, 2016

Republicans’ 2015/16 Budget Proposal (HB 1801, PN2968), As Enacted: Printout

Posted: Feb 9, 2016

Governor's 2016/17 Executive Budget Proposal: Printout

Posted: Feb 9, 2016

Governor’s 2016/17 Executive Budget Proposal: Budget Briefing