Budget Hearing Schedule

2014-15 Budget Hearings
House Appropriations Committee
Room 140 Main Capitol Building


Revised Budget Hearing Schedule- Printable Version


Budget Hearings - February 10, 2014
Budget Hearing Summary

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 Revenue
Testifiers: Secretary Dan Meuser
Written Submitted Testimony
Hearing Transcript
Video of Department of Revenue Hearing

Budget Hearing for Aging
Testifiers: Secretary Brian Duke, Deputy Secretary David Gingerich, Director of the Bureau of PACE Brian Snedden
Written Submitted Testimony
Hearing Transcript

Video of Department of Aging Hearing

Budget Hearings - February 11, 2014
Budget Hearing Summary

Budget Hearing for Auditor General
Testifier: Auditor General DePasquale
Written Submitted Testimony
Hearing Transcript
Video of Department of Auditor General Hearing

Budget Hearing for Treasury
Testifier: Treasurer Rob McCord
Written Submitted Testimony
Hearing Transcript
Video of Treasury Hearing

Budget Hearing for Banking & Securities
Testifiers:
Written Submitted Testimony
Hearing Transcript
Video of Banking & Securities Hearing

Budget Hearing for Attorney General
Testifiers: Attorney General Kathleen Kane
Hearing Transcript
Video of Attorney General Hearing Part 1
Video of Attorney General Hearing Part 2

Budget Hearings - February 12, 2014
Budget Hearing Summary

Budget Hearing for Department of Corrections/Board of Probation & Parole
Testifiers: Secretary John Wetzel (Corrections); Chairman Michael Potteiger (Probation & Parole)
Written Submitted Testimony - Corrections
Written Submitted Testimony - Probation
Hearing Transcript
Video of Department of Corrections/Board of Probation & Parole

Budget Hearing for Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency/State Fire Commissioner
Testifier: Glenn Cannon, Director; Ed Mann, State Fire Commissioner
Written Submitted Testimony- PEMA
Written Submitted Testimony- Fire Commissioner
Hearing Transcript
Video of Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency/State Fire Commissioner

Budget Hearing for Department of Military and Veterans Affairs
Testifier: Major General Wesley E. Craig
Written Submitted Testimony
Hearing Transcript
Video of Department of Military and Veterans Affairs

Budget Hearing for Gaming Control Board
Testifier: Chairman William Ryan
Written Submitted Testimony
Hearing Transcript
Video of Gaming Control Board


Budget Hearing - February 18, 2014
Budget Hearing Summary

Budget Hearing for Public School Employees Retirement System/State Employees Retirement System
Testifiers: Jeffrey Clay, Executive Director (PSERS); David Durbin, Executive Director (SERS)
PSERS Submitted Testimony
SERS Submitted Testimony
Hearing Transcript
Video of Public School Employees Retirement System/State Employees Retirement System

Budget Hearing for Department of Education
Testifier: Acting Secretary Carolyn Dumaresq
Submitted Written Testimony
Powerpoint Presentation
Hearing Transcript
Video of Department of Education


Budget Hearing for Department of Labor & Industry
Testifier: Secretary Julia Hearthway
Written Submitted Testimony
Hearing Transcript
Video of Department of Labor & Industry

Budget Hearing - February 19, 2014
Budget Hearing Summary

Budget Hearing for Public Utility Commission
Testifiers: Chairman Robert Powelson (PUC)
Written Submitted Testimony
Hearing Transcript
Video of Public Utility Commission

Budget Hearing for Small Business Advocate/Office of Consumer Advocate
Testifiers: Small Business Advocate Steven Gray; Consumer Advocate Tanya McCloskey
Submitted Written Testimony Small Business Advocate
Submitted Written Testimony Consumer Advocate

Hearing Transcript
Video of Small Business Advocate/Office of Consumer Advocate


Budget Hearing for Environmental Protection
Testifier: Secretary Chris Abruzzo
Written Submitted Testimony
Hearing Transcript
Video of Department of Environmental Protection Hearing

Budget Hearing for Department of Community & Economic Development
Testifier: Secretary C. Alan Walker
Written Submitted Testimony
Hearing Transcript
Video of Department of Community & Economic Development

Budget Hearing - February 20, 2014
Budget Hearing Summary

Budget Hearing for State System of Higher Education
Testifier: Dr. Frank Brogan, Chancellor
Hearing Transcript
Video of State System of Higher Education

Budget Hearing for Office of Open Records
Testifier: Terry Mutchler, Executive Director
Written Submitted Testimony
Hearing Transcript
Video of Office of Open Records

Budget Hearing for Pennsylvania Commission on Community Colleges
Testifier: Diane Bosak, Executive Director
Written Submitted Testimony
Hearing Transcript
Video of Pennsylvania Commission on Community Colleges

Budget Hearing for Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology
Testifier: Dr. William Griscom, President
Written Submitted Testimony
Hearing Transcript
Video of Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology

Budget Hearing - February 24, 2014
Budget Hearing Summary

Budget Hearing for Department of Health/Department of Drug & Alcohol Programs
Testifiers: Acting Secretary Michael Wolf (Health); Secretary Gary Tennis (Drug & Alcohol)
Written Submitted Testimony - Department of Health
Written Submitted Testimony- Department of Drug & Alcohol
Hearing Transcript
Video of Department of Health/Department of Drug & Alcohol Programs

Budget Hearing for Liquor Control Board
Testifier: Chairman Joseph E. Brion
Written Submitted Testimony
Hearing Transcript
Video of Liquor Control Board

Budget Hearing for Judiciary
Testifier: Justice Thomas Saylor, Justice J. Michael Eakin
Written Submitted Testimony
Hearing Transcript
Video of Judiciary Hearing

Budget Hearing for Department of Agriculture
Testifier: Secretary George Greig
Written Submitted Testimony
Hearing Transcript
Video of Department of Agriculture

Budget Hearing - February 25, 2014
Budget Hearing Summary

Budget Hearing for Pennsylvania State Police/ Office of Homeland Security
Testifiers: Colonel Frank Noonan
Written Submitted Testimony
Hearing Transcript
Video of Pennsylvania State Police/Office of Homeland Security Hearing

Budget Hearing for Department of Conservation & Natural Resources
Testifier: Secretary Ellen Ferretti
Hearing Transcript
Video of Department of Conservation & Natural Resources

Budget Hearing for State-relateds (University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania State University, Temple University, Lincoln University)
Testimony of Chancellor Mark Nordenberg, PITT

Testimony of President Rodney Erickson, PSU
Testimony of Dr. Neil Theobald, President, Temple
Testimony of Dr. Robert Jennings, President, Lincoln
Hearing Transcript
Video of State-relateds (University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania State University, Temple University, Lincoln University)

Budget Hearing for Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency
Testifiers: President James Preston; Nathan Hench
Written Submitted Testimony
Hearing Transcript
Video of Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency Hearing

Budget Hearing - February 26, 2014
Budget Hearing Summary

Budget Hearing for Department of Public Welfare
Testifier: Secretary Bev Mackereth
Written Submitted Testimony
Hearing Transcript
Video of Department of Public Welfare

Budget Hearing for Department of Transportation
Testifier: Secretary Barry Schoch
Written Submitted Testimony
Hearing Transcript
Video of Department of Transportation

Budget Hearing for General Services
Testifiers: Secretary Sheri Phillips; Deputy Secretary for Administration James Henning
Written Submitted Testimony
Hearing Transcript

Video of Department of General Services Hearing


Budget Hearing - February 27, 2014
Budget Hearing Summary

Budget Hearing for Budget Secretary - Office of the Governor/Executive Offices
Testifier: Secertary Charles Zogby
Hearing Transcript
Video of Budget Secretary - Office of the Governor/Executive Offices

Budget Hearing for Member Testimony
Hearing Transcript
Video of Member Testimony

Budget Hearing for Insurance Department
Testifier: Commissioner Michael Consedine
Written Submitted Testimony
Hearing Transcript

Video of Insurance Department

Budget Hearing for Department of State
Testifier: Secretary Carole Aichele
Written Submitted Testimony
Hearing Transcript

Video of Department of State