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2023-24 State Budget

2023-24 Budget Hearings


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.

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.

2023-24 Proposed Budget Details


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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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