Issues: PA Budget


PA Budget in Fair Shape as Midyear Approaches, but Business Tax Cuts Loom

The Pennsylvania General Fund tax and other revenue collections are slightly ahead of official estimates through November. This is...

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Failing to Invest in a Stronger PA Economy

Despite ending the 2011-12 fiscal year with a $649 million fund balance, Pennsylvania fails to make the investments essential...

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A Closer Look at the State Budget

Details of the 2012-13 state budget agreement have emerged with the release of spreadsheets Tuesday, and some details of...

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Lawmaker Proposes Pilot Program for County Block Grant

With less than a week to go until the state budget deadline, policymakers in Harrisburg are still at odds...

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PA House Sets Budget Priorities, Laying Groundwork for Final Negotiations

Originally posted at the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center’s website. The Pennsylvania House of Representatives debated and amended the...

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Governor’s 2012-13 Budget: By the Numbers

In this budget analysis, the PA Budget and Policy Center presents the details of Governor Corbett’s proposed 2012-2013 budget....

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Governor’s Budget Moves PA in Wrong Direction

Governor Tom Corbett delivered his 2012-13 budget address to a joint session of the state Legislature today. We are...

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A January Freeze

Governor Tom Corbett announced $157 million in state spending cuts this week to resolve a midyear revenue shortfall. This...

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New Report Calls for State Budget that Boosts Jobs, Long-Term Prosperity

Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center and PennFuture teamed up to produce the new report, titled “Principles for a Better...

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Governor Corbett Unveils 2011-12 Budget Proposal (Updated)

Governor Tom Corbett unveiled a $27.3 billion spending plan for the 2011-12 fiscal year. His proposed budget would reduce...

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