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

Senate Bill 1071, A8206: Committee Analysis Posted Jun 14, 2016

Latest Publications
Posted: May 20, 2016

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

Posted: May 16, 2016

Oil and Gas Lease Fund: Budget Briefing

Posted: May 13, 2016

Liquor Control Board: Primer

Posted: May 10, 2016

General Fund Revenue Update, April 2016: Fast Facts

Posted: Apr 6, 2016, Last Updated: May 10, 2016

Basic Education Funding in Fully Enacted 2015/16 Budget: Spreadsheet

Posted: May 10, 2016

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

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

Fiscal Code: Primer

Posted: Apr 7, 2016

Education Cut Restorations by School District, 2015/16: 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