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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

2017/18 House Appropriations Committee Budget Hearing Schedule Posted Jan 17, 2017

Latest Publications
Posted: Jan 18, 2017

2017 Prison Closures: Fast Facts

Posted: Jan 12, 2017

The Pennsylvania Lottery and Senior Programs: Primer

Posted: Jan 12, 2017

Senior's Pharmaceutical Assistance Programs: Primer

Posted: Jan 4, 2017

General Fund Revenue Update, December 2016: Fast Facts

Posted: Dec 14, 2016

Well Plugging Restricted Revenue Account: Primer

Posted: Dec 14, 2016

Growing Greener: Primer

Posted: Dec 1, 2016

General Fund Revenue Update, November 2016: Fast Facts

Posted: Nov 21, 2016

Justice Reinvestment: Primer

Posted: Nov 15, 2016

SB1071 (PN1913) as amended by A10803: Budget Primer

Posted: Nov 15, 2016

SB1071 (PN1913) as amended by A10803: Memo from the Chair