2023-24 State Budget
2023-24 Enacted Budget
The 2023-24 Commonwealth Budget was signed by Governor Shapiro on August 3, 2023.
2023-24 Proposed Budget
(Introduced by Governor Josh Shapiro, March 7, 2023)
Senate and House Democrats React
Members of the Pennsylvania Senate Democratic Caucus and Pennsylvania House Democratic Caucus gathered in the main rotunda of the Capitol after the Governor’s Budget Address to share perspectives and responses to the proposed budget.
Senate Democrats share thoughts and reactions following Governor Shapiro’s budget address on March 7, 2023.
On Tuesday, March 7, 2023, Governor Shapiro delivered his budget address, presenting his plan for the 2023-24 fiscal year.
Stay tuned on this page for updates, resources, and reactions from Senate Democrats throughout the budget process.
2023-24 Budget Hearings
2023-24 Proposed Budget Details
Senator Lindsey Williams Issues Statement Calling for General Assembly to Fulfill Constitutional Obligation to Fully and Fairly Fund Public Education
Pittsburgh, Pa. − July 28, 2023 − Senator Lindsey M. Williams, Minority Chair of the Senate Education Committee, issued the following statement today calling on legislators to complete the FY2023-24 budget and continue the work of the Basic Education Funding...
Senate Democratic Whip Christine Tartaglione released the following statement regarding her no vote on the Commonwealth’s budget today: “The budget is supposed to reflect our Commonwealth’s moral priorities and aspirations for the future. The bill we voted on today...
Harrisburg, PA – June 30, 2023 − Today, State Senator Jay Costa, D-43, released the following statement on House Bill 611: “The plan we voted on today is not a final agreement and is just one more step in negotiations. “As we move through the process, it is imperative...
Op-ed By Senator John Kane
Senator John I. Kane shares his thoughts on Governor Shapiros Proposed Budget and its impact on District 9.
Folks, let me tell you something: if being a plumber and union business manager has taught me anything, it taught me about being responsible for the finances of others. It taught me to invest in yourself, your trade, your people, and your community. Every year, Pennsylvania’s budget is a statement of who we are and what we want to be. Governor Shapiro’s budget proposal is exactly what our 9th Senate District needs to keep moving forward.
Harrisburg, PA – March 8, 2023– Following Governor Shapiro’s inaugural 2023-2024 budget address, Senator Sharif Street issued the following statement: “After another violent weekend of shootings in Philadelphia and in the wake of the death of Temple Officer...
Democratic Senators, Representatives Praise Budget as A Good Start, Call for Continued Collaboration Throughout Budget Process
HARRISBURG, PA: Today, Senate Democrats and House Democrats held a joint press conference to respond to Governor Shapiro’s Budget Address. Senate Democrats are pleased with a commonsense budget that invests in the future of Pennsylvania, and are excited to continue...