Performance Budgeting

IFO Releases

Performance-Based Budgeting Update

October 16, 2018 | Performance Budgeting

On October 15, Deputy Director Brenda Warburton gave a presentation to the Performance-Based Budget Board which provided an update regarding Act 48 implementation.

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Performance-Based Budget and Tax Credit Review Schedule

January 30, 2018 | Performance Budgeting

The IFO has posted the schedule for upcoming performance-based budgets and tax credit reviews.

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Department of Corrections Performance Measures

February 27, 2017 | Performance Budgeting

At the request of the General Assembly, the IFO has published a performance measurement report for the Department of Corrections (DOC) in advance of the agency’s budget hearings. The report includes agency cost-drivers, performance metrics and multi-state comparisons.

The DOC report arises from the IFO’s 2016 report, “Using Performance Measures in the State Budget,” in which the office outlined options for performance measurement and provided a prototype report that could be integrated into the state budget process and utilized during annual budget hearings.

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Using Performance Measures in the State Budget

September 19, 2016 | Performance Budgeting
  • Discusses performance-based budgeting and how it could be integrated into Pennsylvania's budget process.

  • Highlights how other states are effectively using performance measures in their budget systems.

  • Includes a prototype report which could be used in agency budget hearings and provides a method for quick integration.

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