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2024 Wage Contracts Summary Table

May 21, 2024 | Wage Contracts

This table provides an up-to-date summary of the recent wage contracts analyzed by the IFO. Additional estimates will be provided after the relevant contract detail has been transmitted to the IFO by the Office of Administration.

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FOSCEP Wage Contract Analysis

May 21, 2024 | Wage Contracts

This letter provides a fiscal impact analysis of the collective bargaining agreement between the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the Federation of State Cultural and Educational Professionals (FOSCEP).

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FOP, Lodge #92 Wage Contract Analysis

May 21, 2024 | Wage Contracts

This letter provides a fiscal impact analysis of the collective bargaining agreement between the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP), Lodge #92.

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Initial Revenue Estimate FY 2024-25

May 20, 2024 | Revenue Estimates

The IFO released its initial revenue estimate for FY 2024-25. Click the hyperlink above to view the report and presentation. 

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Initial Revenue Estimate Announcement

May 13, 2024 | Revenue Estimates

The IFO will release its Initial Revenue Estimate on Monday, May 20th at 1:30 PM. The report will contain revisions to the FY 2023-24 estimate and an initial estimate for FY 2024-25. See the announcement for a link to register for the presentation.

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Treasury Windfalls Boost Revenues - Update

May 02, 2024 | Economics and Other

Treasury collections have generated a short-term revenue windfall. This research brief updates a prior analysis and provides preliminary Treasury revenue estimates for FY 2024-25.

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Affordable Connectivity Program Ends

May 01, 2024 | Economics and Other

Due to the depletion of approved funds, the federal Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) is no longer accepting new enrollments and the last fully-funded program month was April 2024. In 2023, Pennsylvania households received $241 million in ACP funds, an average monthly benefit of $33 per household.  

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April 2024 Revenue Update

May 01, 2024 | Revenue & Economic Update

The Commonwealth collected $5.69 billion in General Fund revenues for April, an increase of $30 million (+0.5%) compared to April 2023.

The IFO transmitted a brief revenue update to the chairs of the Senate and House Appropriations Committees.

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More Older Pennsylvanians Working

April 17, 2024 | Economics and Other

This research brief uses the latest data from the U.S. Census Bureau Quarterly Workforce Indicators to track the age composition of Pennsylvania payroll workers. Compared to data prior to COVID-19, there has been a large absolute (number) and relative (growth) increase in older workers.

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Healthcare and Government Drive PA Job Gains

April 10, 2024 | Economics and Other

The latest jobs data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics show that all Pennsylvania job gains for 2024 occurred in the government, healthcare or accommodation-food service sectors. The data reflect the aging demographics of the state and on-going demand for dining out and social assistance services.

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