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/Lottery
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 
Responses to Hearing Questions 
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 
Hearing Transcript
Video of Department of Aging Hearing


Budget Hearings - February 19, 2020

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

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

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


Budget Hearings - February 20, 2020

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

Responses to Questions
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
Response to Questions 
Response to Questions  
Response to Questions 
Response to Questions 
Hearing Transcript 
Video of Department of Corrections/Board of Probation & Parole Hearing

Budget Hearings - February 24, 2020

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

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

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


Budget Hearings - February 25, 2020

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


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 Hearing


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 PEMA/Fire Commissioner Hearing


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 Hearing (part 1)
Video of Department of Education Hearing (part 2)


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


Budget Hearings - March 3, 2020

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

State Related Universities - University Of Pittsburgh
Testifier: Chancellor Patrick Gallagher
Written Submitted Testimony 
Hearing Transcript 

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

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


Budget Hearings - March 4, 2020

Budget Hearing for Department of Human Services

Testifier: Acting Secretary Teresa Miller
Written Submitted Testimony 
Hearing Transcript
Video of Human Services Hearing (part 1)
Video of Human Services Hearing (part 2)


Budget Hearings - March 5, 2020

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


Budget Hearing for Office of the Budget

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