2023-24 State Budget

Budget Documents

2023-24 Enacted Budget

The 2023-24 Commonwealth Budget was signed by Governor Shapiro on August 3, 2023.

2023-24 Enacted Budget Line Item Appropriations (PDF)

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.

Budget Address

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


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Budget News

Senator Tartaglione’s Budget Reaction

Senator Tartaglione’s Budget Reaction

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...

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The Plumber’s Perspective

The Plumber’s Perspective

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.

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