Budget News 2017-2018
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 Budget Updates

  • IFO Releases Initial Revenue Estimates for FY 2018-2019
    Tuesday, May 01, 2018
    In its initial revenue forecast offered on May 1, the IFO projected that FY 2017-2018 revenues will meet budget expectations, assuming May and June General Fund revenues come in as anticipated, although a shortfall of about $244 million is expected for the coming year. For FY 2018-2019, the IFO is projecting that the state will have about $32.6 billion to spend, an increase of $640 million compared to the current year, assuming no other changes to programs or funding sources, or $440 million if the estimated FY 2017-2018 $200 million shortfall would be rolled over. Additional details can be found in the full report linked below. The IFO's official revenue estimate will be released on June 15.

  • House and Senate Appropriations Budget Hearings
    Wednesday, February 14, 2018
    The House and Senate Appropriations committees begin budget hearings on the Governor's FY 2018-2019 commonwealth budget proposal on Tuesday, February 20. Use the links below to find the full schedules for each committee; many will be shown live on PCN and pcntv.com

  • County FY 2018-2019 Budget Analysis
    Tuesday, February 06, 2018
    Following Governor Wolf's presentation of his FY 2018-2019 budget on Tuesday, CCAP has been reviewing the impact on line items impacting county government. A spreadsheet comparing proposed line items with county impact to the current fiscal year is linked below.