2021-22 State Budget

Budget Highlights

  • $30 million for gun violence prevention through community programs, managed by PCCD
  • $3 million for food purchase program within Department of Agriculture
  • Major education investments
    • $300 million in basic education
      • $200 million to be funded through the Fair Funding Formula
      • $100 million for Level Up to provide funding for schools that have been historically inadequately funded, including the school districts of Scranton, Reading, Northampton, and Philadelphia
    • $20 million for Ready to Learn block grants
    • $25 million for Pre K Counts
    • $5 million for Headstart
    • $50 million for special education
    • $11 million for early intervention
    • $200 million for PASSHE, over 4 annual installments of $50 million, including the Diversity, Education & Inclusion program proposed by the PA Senate Democrats
2021-22 State Budget
2021-22 State Budget
2021-22 State Budget
2021-22 State Budget Highlighta

2021-22 Budget Hearings

Budget Address

Watch Gov. Tom Wolf deliver his 2021-22 budget address.

Budget News

Senator Kane Responds to Proposed Budget

Senator Kane Responds to Proposed Budget

Chester, PA – February 3, 2021 – State Senator John Kane (D-Delaware, Chester) reacted to the Governor’s proposed budget, outlined today in the virtual budget address.  “The Governor’s proposed budget is a bold plan to support working families and get our...

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