Budget Hearing Schedule
2017-18 Budget Hearings
House Appropriations Committee 
Room 140 Main Capitol Building


Budget Hearing Schedule- Printable Version 

Budget Hearings - February 21, 2017

Budget Hearing for Independent Fiscal Office
Testifiers: Director Matthew Knittel
Written Submitted Testimony
Responses to Questions Asked
Hearing Transcript
Video of Independent Fiscal Office Hearing

Budget Hearing for Department of Revenue
Testifiers: Secretary Eileen McNulty
Written Submitted Testimony
Responses to Questions Asked
Hearing Transcript
Video of Department of Revenue Hearing

Budget Hearing for Department of State
Testifiers: Secretary Pedro Cortes
Written Submitted Testimony
Responses to Questions Asked
Hearing Transcript
Video of Department of State

Budget Hearings - February 22, 2017

Budget Hearing for Public School Employees' and State Employees' Retirement Systems
Testifiers: 
Written Submitted Testimony- PSERS
Written Submitted Testimony- SERS
Responses to Questions Asked SERS
Hearing Transcript
Video of PSERS/SERS

Budget Hearing for Department of Labor & Industry 
Testifier: Secretary Kathy Manderino
Written Submitted Testimony
Responses to Questions Asked
Hearing Transcript
Video of Department of Labor & Industry


Budget Hearing for Department of Transportation 
Testifier: Secretary Leslie Richards
Written Submitted Testimony
Responses to Questions Asked Pt1
Responses to Questions Asked Pt2
Hearing Transcript
Video of Department of Transportation


Budget Hearings - February 23, 2017

Budget Hearing for Treasury
Testifier: Treasurer Joe Toreslla
Written Submitted Testimony
Responses to Questions Asked part1
Responese to Questions Asked part 2
Hearing Transcript
Video of Treasury Hearing

Budget Hearing for Auditor General

Testifier: Auditor General DePasquale
Written Submitted Testimony
Responses to Questions Asked
Hearing Transcript
Video of Department of Auditor General Hearing

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

Budget Hearing for Attorney General
Testifiers: Attorney General Josh Shapiro
Written Submitted Testimony
Responses to Questions Asked
Hearing Transcript

Video of Attorney General Hearing 


Budget Hearing - February 27, 2017

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

Budget Hearing for Department of Conservation & Natural Resources 
Testifier: Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn
Written Submitted Testimony
Hearing Transcript
Video of Department of Conservation & Natural Resources

Budget Hearing for Aging
Testifiers: Secretary Teresa Osborne
Written Submitted Testimony
Response to Questions Asked
Response to Additonal Questions Asked
Hearing Transcript

Video of Department of Aging Hearing


Budget Hearing - February 28, 2017

Budget Hearing for Judiciary
Testifier: Justice Max Baer, Justice Debra Todd, Court Administrator Thomas Darr, Budget Administrator Kenneth Crump

Written Submitted Testimony
Hearing Transcript
Video of Judiciary Hearing

Budget Hearing for Department of Corrections/Board of Probation & Parole
Testifiers: Secretary John Wetzel (Corrections); Chairman Michael Green (Probation & Parole)
Written Submitted Testimony - Corrections
Written Submitted Testimony- Probation and Parole
Response to Questions Asked
Hearing Transcript
Video of Department of Corrections/Board of Probation& Parole

Budget Hearing for Department of Health/Department of Drug & Alcohol Programs
Testifiers: Secretary Dr. Karen Murphy (Health); Secretary Gary Tennis (Drug & Alcohol)
Written Submitted Testimony - Department of Health
Written Submitted Testimony- Department of Drug & Alcohol
Responses to Questions Asked- Health
Hearing Transcript
Video of Department of Health/Department of Drug & Alcohol Programs

Budget Hearing - March 1, 2017

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


Budget Hearing for Public Utility Commission
Testifiers: Chairwoman Gladys Brown
Written Submitted Testimony
Hearing Transcript
Video of Public Utility Commission


Budget Hearing for General Services
Testifiers: Secretary Curtis Topper
Written Submitted Testimony
Responses to Questions Asked
Hearing Transcript
Video of Department of General Services Hearing

Budget Hearing - March 2, 2017

Budget Hearing for Liquor Control Board 
Testifier: Chairman Tim Holden
Written Submitted Testimony
Response to Questions Asked
Hearing Transcript
Video of Liquor Control Board

Budget Hearing for Department of Community & Economic Development 
Testifier: Secretary Denis Davin
Hearing Transcript
Video of Department of Community & Economic Development

Budget Hearing for Department of Military and Veterans Affairs
Testifier: Adjunct General Anthony Carrelli
Written Submitted Testimony
Hearing Transcript
Video of Department of Military and Veterans Affairs

Budget Hearing - March 6, 2017

Budget Hearing for Department of Education
Testifier: Secretary Pedro Rivera
Written Submitted Testimony
Response to Questions Asked
Hearing Transcript
Video of Department of Education Pt 1
Video of Department of Education Pt 2

Budget Hearing - March 7, 2017

Budget Hearing for Department of Human Services
Testifier: Secretary Ted Dallas
Written Submitted Testimony
Response to Questions Asked
Hearing Transcript
Video of Human Services Pt 1
Video of Human Services Pt 2

Budget Hearing - March 8, 2017

Budget Hearing for Pennsylvania State Police/ Office of Homeland Security
Testifiers: Colonel Tyree Blocker
Written Submitted Testimony
Response to Questions Asked
Hearing Transcript
Video of Pennsylvania State Police/Office of Homeland Security Hearing

Budget Hearing - March 9, 2017

Budget Hearing for Office of the Budget
Testifiers: Secretary Randy Albright
Responses to Questions Asked
Hearing Transcript
Video of Office of the Budget

Budget Hearing for Member Testimony
Hearing Transcript
Video of Member Testimony