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

House Republicans' 2015/16 Budget Proposal (HB 1192, PN 1959): Summary Last Updated Jul 22, 2015

Latest Publications
Posted Jul 24, 2015

General Fund Revenue Update, June 2015: Fast Facts

Posted Jun 19, 2015

Basic Education Funding Commission: Final Report

Posted Jun 19, 2015

Basic Education Funding Commission Report: Executive Summary

Posted Jun 17, 2015

Key Takeaways from Public Hearing with National Experts on Retirement Security: Fast Facts

Posted Jun 15, 2015

Impact Fee Collections Decline in 2014: Memo From the Chair

Posted Jun 01, 2015

General Fund Revenue Update, May 2015: Fast Facts

Posted May 14, 2015

Senate Republican Plan to Overhaul Pension Systems (SB1, PN886): Memo from the Chair

Posted May 01, 2015

General Fund Revenue Update, April 2015: Fast Facts

Posted Feb 28, 2011, Last Updated Apr 17, 2015

Education Funding (K Through 12): Primer

Posted Apr 09, 2015

Education Funding by School District in Proposed 2015/16 Budget: Spreadsheet (PDF)