2020/21 Budget Hearing Schedule

2020-21 Budget Hearings
House Appropriations Committee 
Room 140 Main Capitol Building


Budget Hearing Schedule- Printable Version 

Budget Hearings - February 18, 2020

Budget Hearing for Department of Revenue
Testifiers: Secretary Dan Hassell; Amy Gill, Deputy Secretary for Tax Policy; Christin Heidingsfelder, Deputy Secretary for Administration; Drew Svitko, Executive Director of the PA Lottery
Written Submitted Testimony: Secretary Dan Hassell
Hearing Transcript 
Written Responses to Hearing Questions 
Written Responses to Hearing Questions 
Video of Department of Revenue Hearing

Budget Hearing for Independent Fiscal Office
Testifiers: Director Matthew Knittel; 
Written Submitted Testimony
Hearing Transcript 
Video of Independent Fiscal Office Hearing

Budget Hearing for Department of Aging
Testifiers: Secretary Robert Torres
Written Submitted Testimony
Video of Department of Aging Hearing

 

Public Hearings - February 18, 2020

Department of Revenue
Hearing Transcript

Independent Fiscal Office
Hearing Transcript 

Department of Aging
Hearing Transcript


Budget Hearings - February 19, 2020

Budget Hearing for Department of State
Testifier: Secretary Kathy  Boockvar
Written Submitted Testimony
Hearing Transcript
Video of Department of Department of State

Budget Hearing for Department of Military and Veterans Affairs
Testifier: 
Written Submitted Testimony
Hearing Transcript
Video of Department of Military and Veterans Affairs

Budget Hearing for Labor and Industry
Testifier: Secretary Jerry Oleksiak
Written Submitted Testimony
Hearing Transcript
Video of Department of Labor and Industry


Budget Hearings - February 20, 2020

Budget Hearing for Pennsylvania State Police/ Office of Homeland Security
Testifiers: Lieutenant Colonel Robert Evanchick, Commissioner
Written Submitted Testimony

Hearing Transcript
Video of Pennsylvania State Police/Office of Homeland Security Hearing

 

Criminal Justice: Corrections, Board of Probation & Parole and Board of Pardons
Testifier: Secretary John Wetzel (Corrections); Chairman Ted Johnson (Probation & Parole), Secretary Brandon Flood (Board of Pardons)
Written Submitted Testimony - Corrections/Written Submitted Testimony - Probation and Parole/Written Submitted Testimony - Board of Pardons
Response to Questions Asked 
Response to Questions Asked 
Response to Questions Asked 
Response to Questions Asked 
Response to Questions Asked 
Hearing Transcript
Video of Department of Corrections/Board of Probation & Parole

Public Hearings - February 20, 2020

Public Hearing Concerning New Saturday Opening Day of Deer Season, House Game and Fisheries Committee
Hearing Transcript

House Appropriations Committee: Pennsylvania State Police/ Office of Homeland Security
Hearing Transcript

House Appropriations Committee: Criminal Justice
Hearing Transcript

Public Hearings - February 21, 2020

House Aging and Older Adult Services Committee: Elder Abuse
Hearing Transcript

Budget Hearings - February 24, 2020

Budget Hearing for Environmental Protection
Testifier: Secretary Patrick McDonnell
Written Submitted Testimony
Written Responses to Questions Asked
Hearing Transcript
Video of Department of Environmental Protection Hearing


Budget Hearing for Conservation and Natural Resources
Testifier: Secretary Cindy Dunn
Written Submitted Testimony
Hearing Transcript
Written Responses to Questions
Video of Department of DCNR


Department of Health/ Department of Drug & Alcohol Programs
Testifier: Secretary Rachel Levine, Department of Health; Secretary Jennifer Smith,
Health Written Submitted Testimony/Drug & Alcohol Programs Written Submitted Testimony
Hearing Transcript
Video of Health/ DDAP

Public Hearings - February 24, 2020

House Appropriations Committee: Health/Drug and Alcohol Programs
Hearing Transcript


Budget Hearings - February 25, 2020

Budget Hearing for Department of Transportation
Testifiers: Acting Secretary Yassmin Gramian
Written Submitted Testimony
Written Responses to Questions Asked
Hearing Transcript
Video of Department of Transportation Hearing


Budget Hearing for General Services
Testifiers: Secretary Curtis Topper
Written Submitted Testimony
Hearing Transcript
Video of Department of General Services Hearing


Budget Hearing for Liquor Control Board 
Testifier: Chairman Tim Holden
Written Submitted Testimony
Hearing Transcript
Video of Liquor Control Board

Public Hearings - February 25, 2020

House Appropriations Committee: Department of General Services

Hearing Transcript

House Appropriations Committee: Transportation
Hearing Transcript

House Appropriations Committee: Liquor Control Board
Hearing Transcript


Budget Hearings - February 26, 2020

Budget Hearing for Department of Economic Development and Community Development
Testifiers: Secretary Dennis Davin
Written Submitted Testimony

Hearing Transcript
Video of DCED


Budget Hearing for Department of Agriculture
Testifiers: Secretary Russell Redding
Written Submitted Testimony

Hearing Transcript
Video of Department of Agriculture Hearing


Budget Hearing for Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency/ State Fire Commissioner
Testifiers: Director Randy Padfield (PEMA) and Commissioner Bruce Trego
Written Submitted Testimony
Hearing Transcript
Video of Department of Agriculture Hearing

Public Hearings - February 26, 2020

House Appropriations Committee: PA Emergency Management/State Fire Commissioner
Hearing Transcript

House Appropriations Committee: Department of Economic Development and Community Development
Hearing Transcript

House Appropriations Committee: Department of Agriculture
Hearing Transcript

Budget Hearings - February 27, 2020
Possible Weather make-up day

Budget Hearings - March 2, 2020

Budget Hearing for Department of Education
Testifier: Secretary Pedro Rivera
Written Submitted Testimony
Hearing Transcript
Video of Department of Education


Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency
Testifiers: James Steeley
Written Submitted Testimony
Hearing Transcript
Video of PHEAA

Public Hearings - March 2, 2020

House Appropriations Committee: PA Higher Education Assistance Agency
Hearing Transcript

House Appropriations Committee: Education
Hearing Transcript


Budget Hearings - March 3, 2020

Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education 
Testifier: Chancellor Daniel Greenstein
Written Submitted Testimony
Hearing Transcript
Video of PASSHE

State Related Universities - University Of Pittsburgh
Testifier: Chancellor Patrick Gallagher
Written Submitted Testimon

State Related Universities - Lincoln University
Testifier: Office of the President
Written Submitted Testimony

Public Hearings - March 3, 2020

House Appropriations Committee: State Related Universities
Hearing Transcript

House Appropriations Committee: PA State System of Higher Education
Hearing Transcript

House Health Committee: CBD's Impact on the Medical Marijuana Program
Hearing Transcript


Budget Hearings - March 4, 2020

Budget Hearing for Department of Human Services
Testifier: Acting Secretary Teresa Miller
Written Submitted Testimony


Budget Hearing for Department of Human Services
Testifier: Acting Secretary Teresa Miller
Written Submitted Testimony

Video of Human Services Part 1
Video of Human Services Part 2

Budget Hearing for Department of Revenue
Testifier: Secretary C. Daniel Hassell, Deputy Secretary for Tax Policy Amy Gill, Deputy Secretary for Administration Christin Heidingsfelder, Deputy Executive Director for Administration and Finance Pa Lottery, Daniel Coyne
Written Submitted Testimony

Public Hearings - March 4, 2020

House Appropriations Committee: Revenue
Hearing Transcript

House Appropriations Committee: Human Services
Hearing Transcript



Budget Hearings - March 5, 2020

Budget Hearing for Pennsylvania Professional Liability Joint Underwriting Association
Testifiers:
Hearing Transcript
Video of Office of the JUA


Budget Hearing for Office of the Budget

Testifiers: Secretary Jen Swails
Hearing Transcript
Video of Office of the Budget

Public Hearings - March 12, 2020

House Health Subcommittee on Health Care: Care Models for Transgender Adolescents
Hearing Transcript