Pennsylvania State Budget Toolkit
MARCH 26, 2013 | Policy Points by COMMONWEALTH FOUNDATION
Governor Corbett's proposed budget of $28.4 billion in general fund spending and $67.6 billion in spending from all funds represents our highest spending levels ever—exceeding years when federal stimulus dollars inflated total spending. This budget, however, still reflects a reduction from 2010-11 spending levels when adjusting for inflation.
Pennsylvania Budget Facts:
- Pennsylvania State Budget 2013
- Budget Proposal: 5 Key Facts
- Pennsylvania State Budget 2012-13 for Smarties
- State Spending Limits for Pennsylvania
Charts and Poli-Graphs:
- Unsinkable: The True Story of Pennsylvania's Sinking Pension System
- State Operating Budget 1970-2013: Image
- General Fund Spending by Department: Image
PA State Budget Analysis:
- Commentary: No Free Lunch with Medicaid Expansion
- Policy Point: Medicaid Expansion Facts and Myths
- Commentary: Standing with Taxpayers
- PA State Budget Updates
PA Budget Info and Data:
- Pennsylvania Office of the Budget
- Pennsylvania Open Government Portal
- Pennsylvania Department of Revenue - Monthly Revenue Reports
- Independent Fiscal Office
- PA Department of Education - State Funding for School Districts
Pennsylvania State Budget Legislative Resources:
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