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Emergency Rental Assistance Ends

The IFO posted a third research brief that examines the end or phase-out of various programs tied to the federal public health emergency that will impact the state economy. The brief examines trends in eviction filings since the onset of the pandemic and the use of $1.6 billion in funds received for the Emergency Rental Assistance Program throughout the state.

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Expiration of the Enhanced FMAP

The IFO posted a fourth research brief that examines the end or phase-out of various programs tied to the federal public health emergency that will impact the state economy. The brief examines the fiscal impact on the Commonwealth that will result from the phaseout of the enhanced Federal Medical assistance Percentage (FMAP) and disenrollments due to the elimination of the continuous coverage requirement. The analysis finds a $1.70 billion net increase in state costs for FY 2023-24 and $2.13 billion the year after. The report was originally posted on March 17, 2023 and was updated on April 6, 2023 for technical changes to the FMAP enhancement for newly eligible enrollees. The updated report also includes revised estimates from DHS for FY 23-24 expenditures covered by the enhanced FMAP phaseout.

04/06/2023

Emergency Rental assistance Ends

The IFO posted a third research brief that examines the end or phase-out of various programs tied to the federal public health emergency that will impact the state economy. The brief examines trends in eviction filings since the onset of the pandemic and the use of $1.6 billion in funds received for the Emergency Rental assistance Program throughout the state.

03/06/2023

Keystone Special Development Zone Tax Credit

Act 48 of 2017 requires the Independent Fiscal Office (IFO) to review all state tax credits over a five-year period. For the third year, the IFO reviewed the Neighborhood assistance Program, Resource Enhancement and Protection Program, Entertainment Economic Enhancement Program, Video Game Production and Keystone Special Development Zone Tax Credits. Click on the link to access the Keystone Special Development Zone Tax Credit Report.

09/24/2021

Performance-Based Budget Board Hearing Request

The IFO responded to a question raised during the Performance-Based Budget Board hearing on April 26, 2021 by providing Neighborhood assistance Program and the Resource Enhancement and Protection Program Tax Credit awards by region or county.

05/04/2021

NAP, REAP, EEEP, VGP and KSDZ Tax Credit Reviews

IFO presentation of the Neighborhood assistance Program, Resource Enhancement and Protection Program, Entertainment Economic Enhancement Program, Video Game Production and Keystone Special Development Zone Tax Credit Reviews.

04/26/2021

Resource Enhancement and Protection Program Tax Credit

Act 48 of 2017 requires the Independent Fiscal Office (IFO) to review all state tax credits over a five-year period. For the third year, the IFO reviewed the Neighborhood assistance Program, Resource Enhancement and Protection Program, Entertainment Economic Enhancement Program, Video Game Production and Keystone Special Development Zone Tax Credits. Click on the link to access the Resource Enhancement and Protection Program Tax Credit Report. IFO Letter to the SCC

04/23/2021

Entertainment Economic Enhancement Program Tax Credit

Act 48 of 2017 requires the Independent Fiscal Office (IFO) to review all state tax credits over a five-year period. For the third year, the IFO reviewed the Neighborhood assistance Program, Resource Enhancement and Protection Program, Entertainment Economic Enhancement Program, Video Game Production and Keystone Special Development Zone Tax Credits. Click on the link to access the Entertainment Economic Enhancement Program Tax Credit Report.

04/23/2021

Neighborhood assistance Program Tax Credit

Act 48 of 2017 requires the Independent Fiscal Office (IFO) to review all state tax credits over a five-year period. For the third year, the IFO reviewed the Neighborhood assistance Program, Resource Enhancement and Protection Program, Entertainment Economic Enhancement Program, Video Game Production and Keystone Special Development Zone Tax Credits. Click on the link to access the Neighborhood assistance Program Tax Credit Report.

04/23/2021

Video Game Production Tax Credit

Act 48 of 2017 requires the Independent Fiscal Office (IFO) to review all state tax credits over a five-year period. For the third year, the IFO reviewed the Neighborhood assistance Program, Resource Enhancement and Protection Program, Entertainment Economic Enhancement Program, Video Game Production and Keystone Special Development Zone Tax Credits. Click on the link to access the Video Game Production Tax Credit Report.

04/23/2021

Redevelopment assistance Capital Program

In response to a legislative request, the Independent Fiscal Office published a research brief related to the Redevelopment assistance Capital Program. The brief provides historical data of the program and examines the potential impact of proposed legislation. This research brief was updated November 12, 2019 to take Act 43 of 2019 into consideration.

10/31/2019

Neighborhood assistance Program Tax Credit

The IFO responds to a request regarding the Neighborhood assistance Program Tax Credit. 

04/02/2018

County Homestead Detail

As an extension of its recent research relating to property taxes, the IFO has released additional data regarding homestead property. Estimates for the numbers and assessed values of homestead properties by county are based, in large part, on the results of a survey of county assessment offices. The County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania provided valuable assistance by coordinating the survey. Data for Philadelphia has been adjusted based on new information provided by the Philadelphia Department of Revenue.

12/06/2017

Horse Racing Analysis

Act 7 of 2016 requires the Independent Fiscal Office (IFO) to provide technical assistance to the Joint State Government Commission (JSGC) for a study related to various aspects of the Pennsylvania horse racing industry. The IFO agreed to provide analysis and text necessary to address the statutory requirement that the report include “a determination of the economic return to the Commonwealth, racetrack operators, horsemen, breeders and other stakeholders on the investment of gaming assessments collected under the act of July 5, 2004 (P.L.572, No.71).” This report is the IFO's submission to the JSGC in fulfillment of this requirement. Note: Tables D and I (pages 8 and 21) and supporting text were updated since the original publication. (Revised March 13, 2017) Letter to Rep. Stephens in response to questions regarding the IFO analysis. (March 28, 2017)

03/13/2017

An Analysis of Medicaid Expansion in Pennsylvania

Estimates the fiscal and economic impact of expanding Medicaid (Medical assistance) under the provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). The scope of the analysis is limited to the impact of Medicaid expansion; it does not address the costs, savings or economic effects of the ACA generally.

04/22/2013

PBB_2020_DHS_REPORT_Final_Updated.pdf

left blank. - Table of Contents Background and Methodology ............................................................................................. 3 Department of Human Services Overview ............................................................................ 5 Activity 1: Medical Assistance Eligibility ............................................................................... 11 Activity 2: Eligibility and Enrollment Systems ....................................................................... 13 Activity 3: MA — Physical Health Services ........................................................................... 15 Activity 4: MA — Behavioral Health Services while demonstrating accountability for taxpayer resources. Services Provided For this report, activities relating to the Office of Medical Assistance Programs (OMAP), the Medical Assis- tance portion of the Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (OMHSAS) and Office of Income

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PBB_2022_AGING_REPORT_Addendum.pdf

intentionally left blank. - Table of Contents Background on Performance-Based Budgeting .................................................................................... 1 Department of Aging Overview ......................................................................................................... 3 Activity 1: Pharmaceutical Assistance ................................................................................................. 7 Activity 1: Pharmaceutical Assistance (Addendum) ............................................................................ 13 Activity 2: Aging Services ................................................................................................................ 15 Activity 3: Elder Justice and Protection ............................................................................................. 21 Activity 4: Education, Health and Outreach

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2006_surviving_spouse_healthcare_study.pdf

to Executive discretion and the collective bargaining process. Retiring Commonwealth employees must meet certain conditions to qualify for REHP premium assistance, and the level of Commonwealth-subsidized premium assistance varies depending primarily on the retiree’s date of retirement, age at retirement and years of credited service. Under current

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PBB_2022_DHS_REPORT_ADDENDUM.pdf

Part 3 PBB Schedule Review of FY 2021-22 Budgeted Expenditures Note: Expenditures in dollar millions. Part 1 includes Medical Assistance, income maintenance programs and other program eligibility and benefits. Part 2 includes services for persons with ID/autism, child welfare 26.0 -- Children's uninsured rate 7 4.4% 4.4% 4.4% 4.6% -- -- Federal COVID Relief Emergency rental assistance ($ millions) -- -- -- -- $564.5 $440.9 Key Metrics to Monitor Notes: HCBS is home- and community-based services. ED is Emergency

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PBB_2020_DCED_REPORT.pdf

and Methodology ............................................................................................. 1 Department Overview ......................................................................................................... 3 Activity 1: Business Attraction and Financing ........................................................................ 9 Activity 2: Business and Workforce Assistance .....................................................................15 Activity 3: Site Development ..............................................................................................19 Activity 4: Local Infrastructure ...........................................................................................21 Activity 5: Innovation Economy and Investments .................................................................25 Activity 6: Tourism Attraction commonwealth. With a keen eye toward diversity and inclusiveness, we act as advisors and advocates, providing strategic technical assistance, training, and financial resources to help our communities and in- dustries flourish. Services Provided For this report, the services provided by the

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TC_2021_Neighborhood_Assistance_Program.pdf

state tax credits over a five- year period. For the third year, the IFO reviewed five tax credits: the Neighborhood Assistance Program, Resource Enhancement and Protection Program, Entertainment Economic Enhancement Program, Video Game Production and Keystone Special Development Zone Tax Credits make reports available to the public on the IFO website. This report contains the tax credit review for the Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP) Tax Credit. The IFO reviewed studies on state and federal charitable contribution and neighborhood assistance incentives, held discussions

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Five_Year_Outlook_2020.pdf

UC) payments include (1) state UC pay- ments, (2) Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC) bonus payments, (3) federal Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) for part-time, gig and other normally non-qualifying workers and (4) other federal UC benefits including extended benefits, Lost Wage Assistance pay- ments and the first week of unemployment for all affected workers.  The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (CAA), the

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PBB_2022_AGRICULTURE_REPORT.pdf

Performance-Based Budgeting ...................................................................................... 1 Department of Agriculture Overview .................................................................................................... 3 Activity 1: Food Safety and Animal Health ............................................................................................ 9 Activity 2: Food Assistance ................................................................................................................ 13 Activity 3: Conservation and Preservation ........................................................................................... 19 Activity 4: Horse Racing Promotion and Regulation ............................................................................. 25 Activity 5: Other Regulatory Services general activities. Activity Primary Service 1 Food Safety and Animal Health.................... Regulates food supply and prevents animal disease 2 Food Assistance........................................... Distributes food to those at risk of hunger 3 Conservation and Preservation..................... Preserves farmland and conserves natural resources 4 Horse

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Five_Year_Outlook_2023.pdf

Technical Notes and Methodology .................................................................................................. 25 Historical and Projected Trends ...................................................................................................... 26 Personnel Costs ............................................................................................................................. 27 Pre-K to 12 Education .................................................................................................................... 28 Medical Assistance (MA) ................................................................................................................ 30 Long-Term Living (LTL) ................................................................................................................. 31 Intellectual Disabilities (ID) ............................................................................................................ 32 Higher Education ........................................................................................................................... 33 All Other Expenditures ................................................................................................................... 34 Fiscal Outlook 65 to 79 were much more likely to work in the retail-wholesale trade (17.2%) and healthcare and social assistance (17.6%) sectors (see final column). These data show the sectors that older workers prefer, which may be due to

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PBB_2021_DMVA_REPORT_ADDENDUM.pdf

services provided by the DMVA are classified into six general activities. Highlights of recent agency activities include: ▪ Provide resources and assistance to approximately 800,000 Pennsylvania veterans and their families, and provide quality care for aging and disabled veterans. ▪ Provide safe Expenditures and Average Weekly FTE Positions by Fiscal Year 1 Includes a transfer from the General Fund to the Education Assistance Program Fund. Veterans Homes | Page 5 General Fund Appropriations Vets Homes Outreach to Vets NG & Military Support ChalleNGe Acad. Fac

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Five_Year_Outlook_2021.pdf

UC) payments include (1) state UC pay- ments, (2) Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC) bonus payments, (3) federal Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) for self-employed, gig and other normally non-quali- fying workers and (4) other federal UC benefits including extended 2021. ▪ The Commonwealth received approval from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to issue emer- gency allotments for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients. This emergency funding provides all SNAP households the maximum monthly benefit based on size of household. The

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Revenue-Proposal-Analysis-2020-04.pdf

income families would be pulled above the federal poverty level (FPL) and would be eligible for less state assistance. Table 2.7 details the number and share of families at various ratios of income to FPL in 2018. For that year higher standard of living for households. Certain tax credits and many safety-net programs (e.g., Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) bene- fits, child care subsidies and subsidized healthcare) will phase out as incomes increase. To illustrate this point, the analysis

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NAP-2018-03.pdf

IFO | MARCH 2018 1 INTRODUCTION Pennsylvania’s Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP) encourages businesses to invest in projects that serve distressed areas or support neighborhood conservation. 1 This tax credit is administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) and consists of five components: (1) the Neighborhood Assistance Program Tax Credit, (2) the Special Program Priorities, (3) the Neighborhood Partnership Program, (4) the Charitable Food Program and (5

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Five_Year_Outlook_2022.pdf

is 85,200 across all sectors. Notable results for September 2022 for specific sectors are as follows: ▪ The healthcare-social assistance sector lost most jobs with 30,000 (-2.8%) fewer payroll jobs. Most job losses occurred in the nursing facility 24.5 -8.4 -7.5 Education (excludes local SD) -19.7 -11.5 -8.1 -4.8 Healthcare-Social Assistance -60.6 -30.0 -5.7 -2.8 Arts-Entertainment -15.9 -4.4 -15.0 -4.2 Accommodation-Food

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PBB_2023_EO_REPORT.pdf

456 $796 $916 Office of the State Inspector General Overpaid benefits recovered ($ millions) SNAP $12 $12 $9 $10 $14 -- Medical Assistance $2 $3 $3 $2 $2 -- Other $12 $13 $10 $12 $11 -- Program funds retained by state 1 Calculations by the million over FY 2017- 18 levels. Of the $2.9 billion in new debt, $725 million (25%) was for Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) grants. GBO awards these discretionary grants and approved over 1,800 projects valued at $2.9 billion

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PBB_2021_PennDOT_REPORT_ADDENDUM.pdf

87.7 Pennsylvania Infrastructure Bank Fund 20.5 12.9 7.9 38.2 20.9 42.5 Public Transportation Assistance Fund 201.8 214.1 225.9 242.4 248.6 229.2 Public Transportation Trust Fund 1,082.0 municipal and county governments. The department reviews expenditures to ensure they are in accordance with applicable laws, and provides technical assistance so funds are used effectively. While the department inspects more than 6,600 bridges on the local system, it receives

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PBB_2020_PEMA_REPORT.pdf

in the next two to three years.  In FY 2018-19, PEMA responded to 12 requests for assistance from five states through the Emer- gency Management Assistance Compact (EMAC).  In 2018, PEMA spent a total of $7.2 million for disaster mitigation and $13.9 million for disaster

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TC_2021_Resource_Enhancement_and_Protection.pdf

state tax credits over a five- year period. For the third year, the IFO reviewed five tax credits: the Neighborhood Assistance Program, Resource Enhancement and Protection Program, Entertainment Economic Enhancement Program, Video Game Production and Keystone Special Development Zones Tax Credits Chesapeake Bay watershed that utilize tax credits to incentivize the implementation of BMPs. Other states rely on grants, loans, technical assistance programs or the creation and enforcement of land management regulations. ▪ For 2019, the average REAP project totaled $60,400 (includes

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Response-Letter-2-27-2020.pdf

services. Title IV- E of the Social Security Act, the largest source of federal funding, covers foster care programs, adoption assistance, guardianship assistance (including kinship guardianship assistance), services for older youth aging out of foster care and the Title IV-E waiver demonstration

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RB-2016-02.pdf

a tax credit of 5 percent of the purchase price of broad‐ band equipment placed into service in Pennsylvania. Neighborhood Assistance Programs $18,000 $17,700 Provides a tax credit for contributions or investments to neighborhood assistance programs or organizations in impoverished areas. The offset varies from 25 to 80 per‐ cent and is dependent on the

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PBB_2022_PDE_REPORT_Amended.pdf

60.0 Pre-K Counts 17.9 20.7 25.1 23.3 20.0 21.7 Head Start Supplemental Assistance Program (HSSAP) 5.7 5.7 7.2 7.2 5.5 4.3 Postsecondary and Higher Education Statewide Outcomes for FY 2021-22. The number of funded slots exceeded enrollments for Pre-K Counts and the Head Start Supplemental Assistance Program in FY 2020- 21 as child enrollments declined during the pandemic. This trend continues in FY 2021-22 as

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Revenue_Estimate_2021_05.pdf

programs are as follows: ▪ Federal UC payments include (1) Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC) bonus payments, (2) federal Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) for self-employed, gig and other workers ineligible for regular UC and (3) other federal UC benefits including extended benefits, Lost Wage Assistance payments and the first week of unemployment for all affected workers. Federal UC programs, including PUA, will end in early

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June_Revenue_Estimate_2021.pdf

programs are as follows: ▪ Federal UC payments include (1) Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC) bonus payments; (2) federal Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) for self-employed, gig and other workers ineligible for regular UC and (3) other federal UC benefits including extended benefits, Lost Wage Assistance payments and the first week of unemployment for all affected workers. Federal UC programs, including PUA, will end in early

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IFO - Economic and Budget Outlook - January 2012.pdf

bring the two series into balance. • Demographic trends will cause significant growth in the number of residents eligible for Medical Assistance, creating budgetary pressures. • Pension contributions will comprise a rapidly increasing share of General Fund expenditures: 4.2 percent for FY constant, the projections then allow demographic growth of the target population that receives services (e.g., inmates, pupils, or medical assistance recipients) and inflationary growth in the average cost to provide those services. This methodology yields expenditure projections that provide a

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2007_divestment_complete_report.pdf

attacks on civilians, demobilize and demilitarize the Janjaweed and associated militias, grant free and unfettered access for deliveries of humanitarian assistance, and allow for the safe and voluntary return of refugees and internally displaced persons. - 18 - BILL REVIEW Subject: Prohibiting Investment Export Administration Act; 2) section 40 of the Arms Export Control Act; and 3) section 620(a) of the Foreign Assistance Act. The four main categories of sanctions resulting from designation under these authorities include: 1) restrictions on U.S. foreign

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RB_2023_03_Rental_Assistance.pdf

2022 moratorium begins fed. moratorium ends ERAP starts state moratorium ends, federal continues Source: Princeton University Eviction Lab. Emergency Rental Assistance Ends Independent Fiscal Office | Research Brief | March 2023 Independent Fiscal Office Page 2 In December 2020, the federal government enacted the Consolidated Appropriations Act (CAA), which included the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP1) to help renters with rent and utilities. The program included $25 billion in national rental assistance. In March

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PBB_2021_DHS_REPORT_ADDENDUM.pdf

relating to the Office of Children, Youth, and Families (OCYF), the Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) and the non-Medical Assistance portion of the Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (OMHSAS) are classified into 12 activities. An additional activity re- lated to the Medical Assistance portion of the Office of Medical Assistance Programs (OMAP) is also updated from last year’s report. Other services that

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Official-Revenue-Estimate-2020-06.pdf

of Q3 and 85 percent by the end of Q4. The federal UC payments include (1) Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) benefits paid to self-employed individuals, independent contractors and certain workers that are ineligible under the state program due to insufficient Commonwealth received approval from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to issue emergency allotments for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients. This emergency funding provides all SNAP households the maximum monthly benefit based on size of household. The amount of

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Five_Year_Outlook_2019.pdf

12 Education 3 9,761 10,091 10,499 10,702 10,908 11,115 11,320 Medical Assistance 4,588 4,053 4,856 5,038 5,247 5,452 5,679 Long-Term Living 2,776 3,654 3 Pre-K-12 Education 3 3.4 4.0 1.9 1.9 1.9 1.8 Medical Assistance -11.7 19.8 3.7 4.1 3.9 4.2 Long-Term Living 31.7 2.7 3.8 4

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Revenue_Proposal_Analysis_2021_04.pdf

minimum wage. All savings and costs presented in this subsection pertain to state programs. Any federal net savings for Medical Assistance (MA), Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and SNAP are not included. For FY 2021-22, DHS projects that the department would realize

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Revenue_Estimate_2022_06.pdf

amount for CY 2022 ($1.5 billion) represents nine months (January through September) of expanded ben- efits. Rental and Homeowner Assistance allocated to the state in CY 2021 also remains available for use in CY 2022. Residual amounts of funding support 8 $0.0 $6.0 Federal Pandemic Unemployment Comp (FPUC) 16.2 8.8 0.1 25.0 Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) 7.0 4.1 0.0 11.2 LWA and UC Extensions 3.1 3.2 0.0 6

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Revenue_Estimate_2022_05.pdf

amount for CY 2022 ($1.5 billion) represents nine months (January through September) of expanded ben- efits. Rental and Homeowner Assistance allocated to the state in CY 2021 also remains available for use in CY 2022. Residual amounts of funding support and accommodations- food service sectors have the largest relative contractions. ▪ The nursing and residential care subsector (included with healthcare-social assistance) contracted by 32,000 payroll jobs (-15.6%) relative to April 2019 while the childcare subsector contracted by 3,000

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Revenue-Estimate-2020-05.pdf

of Q3 and 85 percent by the end of Q4. The federal UC payments include (1) Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) benefits paid to self-employed individuals, independent contractors and certain workers that are ineligible under the state program due to insufficient Commonwealth received approval from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to issue emergency allotments for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients. This emergency funding provides all SNAP households the maximum monthly benefit based on size of household. The amount of

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PBB_2020_DOS_REPORT.pdf

and safe electoral process. Staff ensure that (1) all voting systems are fully vetted by the federal Election Assistance Commission and the department prior to being utilized in the Commonwealth and (2) reported voting system issues are investigated. The bureau also BPOA licensing operations through the PALS system. 2 Support tickets entered by end users of PALS needing technical assistance and processed by CY. 5 Number of weeks that BPOA employees take to intake, scan and conduct an initial review of an

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ACN_SB1071_A10803_text.pdf

employer contribution rate shall be the sum of the final contribution rate as computed in subsection (h) plus the premium assistance contribution rate as computed in subsection (f), plus the additional contribution rate as computed in subsection (j). The actuarially required duties of board. (a) Employees.-- (1) Effective 30 days after the effective date of this paragraph, the positions of secretary, assistant secretary and investment professional shall be placed under the unclassified service provisions of the act of August 5, 1941 (P

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Summary_Tax_Credit_Reviews_Oct_2023.pdf

Bone Marrow Donation .................................................................................................... 8 Research and Development .............................................................................................................. 9 Entertainment Economic Enhancement Program .............................................................................. 10 Keystone Special Development Zone Program ................................................................................. 11 Neighborhood Assistance Program.................................................................................................. 12 Resource Enhancement and Protection ........................................................................................... 13 Video Game Production.................................................................................................................. 14 Brewers’ ....................................................................................................................................... 15 Coal Refuse Energy and Reclamation .............................................................................................. 16 Educational data are required to determine if the current program has achieved its intended purpose. Changes Enacted None. Page 12 Neighborhood Assistance Program Report Cycle 2021 Purpose Enhance the safety and quality of life for residents of distressed communities through private investments

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Senate Appropriations Response Letter 3-6-2020.pdf

Physicians 1.1 -0.7 7.2 1.7% Home Healthcare 21.6 27.9 28.2 2.7% Social Assistance 12.1 16.7 13.4 3.8% All Other 13.8 12.4 14.5 8.4% Leisure-Hospitality Physicians 1.7 2.1 1.6 2.0% Home Healthcare 1.8 -0.4 1.9 1.2% Social Assistance 4.7 5.0 1.2 2.4% All Other 6.0 3.8 4.1 8.8% Leisure-Hospitality

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Revenue_Estimate_2023_06.pdf

 The transportation and warehouse (+40,000), professional and technical services (e.g., legal, en- gineering, +40,000) and social assistance (+24,000) sectors recorded significant job gains. Sub- sector data (not shown) reveal strong gains for warehousing and storage (+32 600), couriers and messengers (+9,200) and computer system design and related (+8,800). The childcare subsector (included in social assistance) contracted by 2,300 payroll jobs (-4.8%).  Despite a slow housing market, construction jobs have not contracted compared

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Revenue-Estimate-2023-05.pdf

 The transportation and warehouse (+43,000), professional and technical services (e.g., legal, en- gineering, +37,000) and social assistance (+25,000) sectors recorded significant job gains. Sub- sector data (not shown) reveal strong gains for warehousing and storage (+35 700), couriers and messengers (+9,500) and computer system design and related (+9,500). The childcare subsector (included in social assistance) contracted by 2,800 payroll jobs (-5.8%).  Despite a slow housing market, construction jobs growth continues and exceeds

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Revenue-Estimate-2019-05.pdf

jobs created by sector. The top half of the table contains net new jobs in the healthcare-social assistance sector only. For 2017 and 2018, that single sector comprised 40 to 45 percent of all net jobs created, and the two both limited- and full-service restaurants and drinking establishments), construction and transportation- storage. When combined with healthcare-social assistance, the four sectors comprised 75 to 85 percent of all net jobs created. This result is partly driven by a significant contraction

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Official-Revenue-Estimate-2019-06.pdf

jobs created by sector. The top half of the table contains net new jobs in the healthcare-social assistance sector only. For 2017 and 2018, that single sector comprised 40 to 45 percent of all net jobs created, and the two service (limited- and full-service restaurants and drinking establishments), construction and transportation-storage. When combined with healthcare-social assistance, the four sectors comprised 75 to 85 percent of all net jobs created. This result is partly driven by a significant contraction

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IFO_Hearing_Materials_March_2023.pdf

Administration and Waste Manage 302 299 -3 -1.0 Education (excludes local SDs) 229 228 -1 -0.6 Healthcare-Social Assistance 1,066 1,051 -15 -1.4 Arts and Entertainment 85 77 -8 -9.5 Accommodation and Food Service 466 8 -- -- $6.0 Federal Pandemic Unemployment Comp (FPUC) 16.2 8.8 $0.1 $0.0 25.1 Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) 7.0 4.1 0.0 0.0 11.2 LWA and UC Extensions 3.1 3.2 0

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TC_2021_Keystone_Special_Development_Zones_Update.pdf

state tax credits over a five- year period. For the third year, the IFO reviewed five tax credits: the Neighborhood Assistance Program, Resource Enhancement and Protection Program, Entertainment Economic Enhancement Program, Video Game Production and Keystone Special Development Zones Tax Credits tax credits over a five- year period. 1 For the third year, the IFO reviewed five tax credits: the Neighborhood Assistance Program, Resource Enhancement and Protection Program, Entertainment Economic Enhancement Program, Video Game Production and Keystone Special Development Zones Tax Credits

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RB_2021_01_Economic_Impact_of_Federal_Stimulus.pdf

compensation (UC) programs. ▪ Expansion of the Child Tax Credit for tax year (TY) 2021. ▪ Emergency allotments to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). The analysis concludes with a limited discussion regarding whether the infusion of significant federal monies into the state for self-employed and gig economy workers) and direct and general support to state and local governments. 2) Lost Wage Assistance (LWA) Program In August 2020, the administration used executive authority to repurpose funds earmarked for emergency management to provide weekly

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PBB_2023_DCNR_REPORT.pdf

season). (See pages 13 to 15.) Local Recreation and Conservation The Community Conservation Partnerships Program (C2P2) provides funding and technical assistance for a wide variety of local recreation and conservation projects. These funds are used to enhance residents’ access to parks Sources: Various relevant agency websites. State Forests | Page 13 Activity 2: State Forests The department provides leadership, education and technical assistance to protect, conserve and manage 2.2 million acres of DCNR-owned state forest land in 48 counties. This activity

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PBB_2019_PCCD_Report.pdf

In 2012, Pennsylvania enacted JRI reforms that were developed by a bi-partisan, multi-agency working group with assistance from the Council of State Governments (CSG) Justice Center and the Pew Center on the States. The initial set of JRI reforms provide funding for:  Training and informational resources to assist victim service providers and allied professionals.  Financial assistance to victims through the Victims Compensation Assistance Program (VCAP).  Direct services to child victims of physical and sexual abuse by supporting

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Economic_and_Revenue_Update_2021.pdf

8 -10.7 -8.0 Education (excludes local SD) -42 -12 -50 -16.1 -5.9 -19.9 Healthcare-Social Assistance -120 -50 -39 -11.4 -4.7 -3.6 Arts-Entertainment -58 -32 -27 -60.9 -25.5 -29.9 1.6 Federal Pandemic UC (FPUC) 16.2 3.6 Pandemic Unemploy Assist (PUA) 7.0 1.2 Other Federal Assistance 3.3 0.8 SNAP Benefits 0.9 0.6 Economic Impact Payments 11.0 6.3 Total 43.6

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Economic_and_Revenue_Update_2020_10.pdf

exceeds lost labor income by nearly $6.0 billion. It should also be noted that the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) program runs through the end of the calendar year. Recent program data suggest that 750,000 to 850,000 recipients are 2 average of $330 per week Federal Pandemic Unemployment Comp (FPUC) 15.9 program has concluded Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) 7.0 much higher than anticipated Other Federal Assistance 3.1 lost wage assistance and extensions Economic Impact Payments 11.0

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Economic_and_Revenue_Update_2020.pdf

Reports County Income Patterns (August 2019) Senior Spending and Tax Revenues (September 2019) Minimum Wage Increase Estimates (October 2019) Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (October 2019) Tax Incentive Expansion (December 2019) Special Education Survey (November 2019, unpublished) Property Tax Homestead Exclusion and Physicians 2.2 2.9 1.7 2.0% Home Healthcare 4.5 5.9 5.6 1.2% Social Assistance 13.9 11.7 6.7 3.7% All Other 5.7 6.5 5.7 10.6% Leisure-Hospitality

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BEFC_Survey_Results_FINAL.pdf

the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE), the Pennsylvania Association of School Business Officials (PASBO) and BEFC staff for their assistance with the administration of this survey. - This page intentionally left blank. - Independent Fiscal Office Page 1 Introduction This document provides summary 0%+ School Districts - SPP 70.0 - 79.9% - Classroom support - Schoolwide Title I - Cultural navigation, professional development - MTSS - ELD assistants and parent workshops - ED Backpack Prog. (food sent home over weekend) - Interpreting services - Student Assistance Program - Individualized English Language Learner plans

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2013_special_report_funding_and_reforming_public_employee_retirement_systems.pdf

v Appendices (Cont’d )Testimony of David E. Durbin, Executive Director, PA State Employees’ Retirement System.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95Testimony of Steven Nickol, Assistant Director of Retirement Programs, PA State Education Association. . . . . . . . . . . .100Testimony of Richard Rowland, Executive Director, PA Association of School Retirees. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .105Testimony in the next five years barring fundamental changes to pension laws. The Commonwealth will be in no position to provide assistance: its cost for SERS and PSERS are projected to increase to about $4 billion in 2016. This will increase the

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2000_cost_of_living_adjustments.pdf

below a subsistence level, policymakers must then determine if the retirement system is the appropriate source for this type of assistance. A welfare postretirement adjustment is most commonly sought by the eldest benefit recipients who have been retired for long periods factors over an extended period of retirement. Because welfare postretirement adjustments either augment or replace other state and federal public assistance programs, their purpose has not generally been included among the commonly accepted goals of public employee retirement systems. Although the

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Revenue_and_Economic_Update_Presentation_2020_10.pdf

Rebates State UC $5.2 average of $330 per week Federal Pandemic UC 15.9 program has concluded Other Federal Assistance 10.2 PUA ($7.0b), LWA ($1.8b), PEUC ($0.9b) Economic Impact Payments 11.0 goes to 6.6 2.8 -$11.7 -$7.4 -$6.4 $24.3 $14.3 $3.6 billions of dollars PUA - Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Program runs from Jan 27 (back claims) to end of year  Uses only federal dollars | Average weekly amount ~$200

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Response_Letter_2021_April.pdf

state or federal expenditures for non-Medicaid programs without age restrictions (e.g., public safety, state parks, food and nutrition assistance). These programs generally benefit seniors along with the overall population. Also excluded are state funds for the Public School Employees 2020-21. Federal funds in FY 2019-20 and FY 2020-21 reflect the temporary increase in the Federal Medical Assistance Percentage (FMAP) used to reimburse states for Medicaid program costs (effective January 1, 2020 until the termination of the national

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RB-10-2020-Economic_Development_Incentives.pdf

 As part of the tax credit reviews required by Act 48 of 2017, the IFO is reviewing the Neighborhood Assistance Program, Resource Enhancement and Protections Program, Entertainment and Economic Enhancement, Video Game Production and Keystone Special Development Zones tax credits funds support the Pennsylvania horse- racing industry through purse prizes, race horse award programs and horseman’s organizations.  Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program payments ($139.6 million) decreased by $33.2 million from the prior fiscal year. The Office of the

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PBB_2022_DLI_REPORT.pdf

funds paid include data for regular state UC, Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC), Extended Benefits (EB) and Pandemic Un- employment Assistance (PUA). PEUC and PUA benefits are strictly federal programs enacted by the federal CARES Act and extended by later stimulus self-employed. These funds do not include approximately $28 billion in Federal Pan- demic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC) or Lost Wage Assistance (LWA) weekly bonus payments (an additional $600 or $300 per week) to UC and PUA claimants in 2020 and 2021

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PBB_2021_PSP_REPORT_ADDENDUM.pdf

76,900) or issuing traffic citations/warnings (850,000). The Commercial Vehicle Safety Division coordinates the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Assistance Program and uses a mixture of federal and General Fund dollars to inspect an average of 80,000 commercial motor casino and liquor licensee closures. The primary goal of this activity is to enforce gaming and liquor laws and provide assistance to outside partners and agencies that support their daily operations. The expected outcome is a reduction in gaming and liquor

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PBB_2020_DEP_Report.pdf

Coal Lands Improvement, Energy Development, Environmental Education, Growing Greener Bond, Marcellus Legacy, Mine Safety, Nutrient Management, Remining Financial Assistance, Motor License, Land and Water Development, and Capital Facilities. 1 Includes fixed asset expenses, non-expense items, miscellaneous expense transfers and budgetary licensing requirements (including education, testing and training requirements) and to uphold drinking water standards through permitting, inspections, compliance assistance and enforcement. The desired outcome is that all Pennsyl- vanians that use water from a public water system will have a safe

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IFO_Hearing_Materials_Feb_22_2022.pdf

8 $0.0 $6.0 Fed. Pandemic Unemployment Comp (FPUC) 16.2 8.8 0.0 25.0 Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) 7.0 4.1 0.0 11.2 LWA and UC Extensions 3.1 3.2 0.0 6 21.0 0.2 32.2 New Child Tax Credit Awards -- 3.4 0.1 3.5 Rental and Homeowner Assistance -- 1.8 0.0 1.8 Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) 20.7 10.0 0.0 30.7 Total 64

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IFO Five-Year Outlook.pdf

age 20 (0.5 percent) from 2010 to 2020.  Should help temper budget pressures for education and certain social assistance and programs (e.g., CHIP).  Large increase in the 65-84 age cohort (29.4 percent).  Implies significant growth for general health care programs covered under Medical Assistance.  Increase in the elderly over age 85 (10.5 percent) and 95 (139.0 percent).  Implies higher demand

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Five_Year_Outlook_Presentation_2022.pdf

University, the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business, and Georgetown University. From 2006 to 2009, Dr. Swagel was Assistant Secretary for Economic Policy at the Treasury Department, where he was responsible for analysis of a wide range of economic Professional and Technical 360 381 21 6.0 Admin and Waste Management 326 302 -25 -7.5 Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,061 1,031 -30 -2.8 Arts and Entertainment 106 102 -4 -4.2 Accommodation and Food Service 479

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ACN_SB1_A01354_A01558_2017_06_03a.pdf

not provide any future risk to the Commonwealth (although if benefits provided to employees are inadequate, individuals may require additional assistance through the Commonwealth’s welfare programs, which is beyond the scope of this analysis). All future risk is transferred to Class DC participants who are receiving distributions from their individual investment account are potentially eligible for the PSERS healthcare premium assistance until the entire individual investment account is distributed.  The receipt of any benefit from the defined contribution plan would

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Pensions

to bring the Public School Employees' Retirement System (PSERS) into compliance with the following Federal laws: 1) the Heroes Earnings Assistance and Relief Tax Act of 2008 ("HEART Act"); 2) the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 ("USERRA State Employees' Retirement System (SERS) Codes to bring SERS into compliance with the following Federal laws: 1) the Heroes Earnings Assistance and Relief Tax Act of 2008 (HEART Act); 2) the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 (USERRA

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TC_2023_PA_Resource_Manufacturing.pdf

cracker plant. The package included tax exemptions granted under Act 16 of 2012 (related to Keystone Opportunity Expansion Zone designation), assistance with site remediation and potentially other benefits that were not made public.  Pennsylvania is the only state that provides the plant. The package included tax exemptions granted under Act 16 of 2012 (related to Keystone Opportunity Expansion Zone designation), assistance with site remediation and potentially other benefits that were not made public. An executive familiar with the decision to locate

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TC_2020_Organ and Bone Marrow Donation Tax Credit.pdf

costs for those who donate through their paired kidney exchange program. 15 The federally- funded National Living Donor Assistance Center provides income-based financial assistance for living kid- ney, liver, lung or intestine donors. However, this authority can only assist with transportation, lodging and food and it

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TC_2020_Keystone_Innovation_Zone_Tax_Credit.pdf

0.3 0.2 61 Educational Services 0.0 0.2 0.2 62 Health Care and Social Assistance 0.3 0.3 0.2 Other 0.1 0.0 0.2 16.9 15.0 14.7 Source: PA Department qualified research (Rhode Island), incentives for engaging in academic partnerships with no geographic limitations (New York), provide general assistance to technology- based start-ups (Michigan) or require that the qualifying firm is located in a distressed area (Colorado). 11 Jobs created

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Tax_Credit_and_Other_Incentives_2022.pdf

based on racing activity and revenues and are projected to total $203.5 million in the current fiscal year. • Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program payments ($99.9 million) decreased by $1.1 million (-1%) from the prior fiscal year. The Office of 54.0 65.0 Research and Development 45.2 43.6 46.9 54.9 46.3 60.0 Neighborhood Assistance Programs 18.0 18.0 18.0 33.6 35.9 36.0 Coal Refuse Energy and Reclamation 8.8

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Tax_Credits_and_Other_Incentives_2024.pdf

58.5 68.3 Research and Development 43.6 46.9 54.9 46.3 38.4 60.0 Neighborhood Assistance Programs 18.0 18.0 33.6 35.9 36.0 36.0 Child and Dependent Care Enhancement -- -- -- -- 25.4 based on racing activity and revenues and are projected to total $221.4 million in the current fiscal year. • Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program payments ($166.8 million) increased by $66.8 million (67%) from the prior fiscal year. The Office of

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Single-Use Plastics Report-2020_06.pdf

exempt low-income individuals from bag fees. Eligible indi- viduals include those participating in federal or state food assistance programs (including the Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)). Vendors Impacted: All retail stores are generally subject to regulations, but the treatment of restaurants is less consistent across jurisdictions

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Roundtable_Jan_24_2023.pdf

Technical 12 23 3.2 6.2 Admin and Waste Management -25 -22 -7.6 -6.7 Healthcare and Social Assistance -61 -21 -5.7 -2.0 Arts and Entertainment -9 2 -10.4 1.8 Accommodation and Food Service -55 Payments 11.0 21.0 0.2 Paycheck Protection Program 20.7 10.0 0.0 Extra SNAP/CTC/Rent Assistance 1.3 9.3 2.4 Employee Retention Credit (ERC) 0.0 1.0 2.2 Direct State Govt Support

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Response_Letter_9_23_2019.pdf

state or federal expenditures for non-Medicaid programs without age restrictions (e.g., public safety, state parks, food and nutrition assistance). These programs generally benefit seniors along with the overall population. Also excluded are state funds for the Public School Employees 20. The increase is attributable to (1) an expanding senior population, (2) temporary cash flow impacts due to the Medical Assistance – Community HealthChoices (MA-CHC) rollout and (3) growth in waiver program costs. Of the $8.18 billion, $3.47 billion

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RB_2023_03_Expiration_of_the_Enhanced_FMAP.pdf

programs tied to the federal public health emergency that will impact the state economy. The federal government utilizes federal medical assistance percentages (FMAPs) to determine reimbursement rates to states for Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). The FMAP CHIP. For Pennsylvania, the current traditional rate is roughly 53% and applies to most Medicaid-funded programs (e.g., Medical Assistance (MA), child welfare, programs for persons with intellectual disabilities/autism, etc.). The newly eligible rate is 90% and applies to

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RB_2021_11_Economic_Development_Incentives.pdf

These funds support the Pennsylvania horse- racing industry through purse prizes, race horse award programs and horsemen’s organizations. • Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program payments ($101.0 million) decreased by $38.6 million from the prior fiscal year. The Office of the 6 53.6 Neighborhood Improvement Zone (NIZ) 24.2 56.4 45.6 40.5 61.1 46.6 Neighborhood Assistance Programs 18.0 18.0 18.0 18.0 18.0 33.6 Pennsylvania Resource Manufacturing 0.0 0.0

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Public Employee Retirement Laws of PA Local Governments (2009).pdf

8 Home Rule Charter Municipal Employee Retirement Systems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Sources of Public Employee Retirement System Consulting Services, Information, and Technical Assistance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Municipal Pension Plan Funding Standard and Recovery Act Act and Regulations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Reporting Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Actuarial Funding Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 pensions established by the First Class City Code. - 14 - SOURCES OF PUBLIC EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT SYSTEM CONSULTING SERVICES, INFORMATION, AND TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE Creation and Management. Under section 301(a)(16) of the Community and Economic Development Enhancement Act, the Department of Commu-

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PSERS_Stress_Test_Impact_Analysis_2023.pdf

PSERS’ Premium Assis- tance Program. The program helps retirees pay for healthcare coverage through public school employer health plans. Premium assistance funding is not impacted by the alternative scenarios in this report. The IFO increased the employer contribution share of payroll utilized in this report by approximately 0.8% each year for premium assistance costs, in order to better reflect the projected appropriation value. 1.0% 1.5% 2.0% 2.5% 3.0%

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PBB_Board_Hearing_Jan_26_2022.pdf

10 2.5% Administration 45 5.5% 72 18.5% Conservation and Preservation 20 2.5% 76 19.5% Food Assistance 16 2.0% 69 17.8% Total 803 100.0% 389 100.0% Note: Includes all expenditures in $ millions. AGR General Fund Appropriations (FY 2021-22) January 26, 2022 8 Appropriations Food Safety Food Assistance Admin. Ag. Marketing and Dev. Plant Ind. and Health Other Total GGO $20.4 $0.8 $7.4 $0.7

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PBB_2023_DOR_REPORT.pdf

department to offset the amount due more efficiently than in prior years. The Enforcement Activity includes customer outreach, education and assistance. The Customer Experience Center (CEC) is the primary call center for the department. Important metrics to track are call wait with information and services regarding tax-related issues through its customer experience center (CEC); (2) provides education and tax preparation assistance; (3) reviews and analyzes business and individual tax returns to encourage tax compliance; (4) administers the tax laws of the

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PBB_2023_DDAP_REPORT.pdf

by DDAP are classified into five general activities. Department Resources Activity Primary Service(s) 1 County Program Oversight............ Provide technical assistance and oversight to 47 SCAs 2 Service System Development......... Enhance statewide service delivery and workforce 3 Quality Improvement....................... Improve the 10 - This page intentionally left blank. - County Program Oversight | Page 11 Activity 1: County Program Oversight The department provides technical assistance and oversight to 47 Single County Authorities (SCA) in Pennsylvania. The SCAs offer services in prevention, intervention, treatment and non-

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PBB_2019_DGS_Report.pdf

management. (The usable square feet was 5.9 million for FY 2016-17.) DGS contracted with PSFEI for assistance in calculating this measure for FY 2016-17 and will continue to work with PSFEI and internal resources to track this metric average costs of other similar governmental buildings is a general efficiency performance measure. DGS contracted with PSFEI for assistance in calculating this measure for FY 2016-17 and will continue to work with PSFEI and internal resources to track this metric

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PBB_2019_Criminal_Justice_Report.pdf

In 2012, Pennsylvania enacted JRI reforms that were developed by a bi-partisan, multi-agency working group with assistance from the Council of State Governments (CSG) Justice Center and the Pew Center on the States. The initial set of JRI reforms State Intermediate Punishment (SIP) participants. Residential services include group homes and contracted beds. Non-residential services include housing assistance, employment services and day reporting. The Bureau of Community Corrections (BCC) operates 23 of its own community corrections centers (CCC) as well

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PBB Board Hearing Agenda- January 2019.pdf

281 Main Capitol Building Harrisburg, PA 17120 (717) 787-1349 Phone www.senatorbrowne.com John Guyer, Executive Director Tom Horan, Assistant Executive Director Performance-Based Budget Board Hearings Tuesday, January 22, 2019 Hearing Room 1, North Office Building 401 North Street Christopher Oppman, Deputy Secretary of Administration, DOC Bret Bucklen, Ph.D, Director of Planning, Research & Statistics, DOC Nicolette Bell, Special Assistant to the Secretary, DOC Leo Dunn, Chairman, Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole 11:00am - 11:30am Review of Juvenile

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Official-Revenue-Estimate-2018-06.pdf

82 percent of the General Fund federal spending request for FY 2018-19. The federal government provides financial assistance to the Commonwealth for Medical Assistance (MA) payments made on behalf of eligible recipients who receive various med- ical services. This assistance generally requires state matching funds and

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MSC_March_31_2021.pdf

State Unemployment Compensation $5.2 $1.6 -- Federal Pandemic Unemploy Comp (FPUC) 16.2 3.4 4.5 Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) 7.0 1.1 1.3 Other Federal Assistance 3.3 0.9 1.4 SNAP Benefits 0.9 0.6 0.3 Economic Impact Payments 11.0 6

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Letter_to_JSGC.pdf

Finance Building Harrisburg, PA 17120 Dear Director Pasewicz: Act 7 of 2016 required the Independent Fiscal Office (IFO) to provide assistance to the Joint State Government Commission (JSGC) for a study related to various aspects of the Pennsylvania horse racing industry the enclosure to this letter. Based on these unauthorized alterations, the IFO has reservations regarding the provision of future technical assistance or economic analysis. The IFO cannot stand behind the final product if its submissions are altered without consent, consultation or

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Initial-Revenue-Estimate-2018-05.pdf

82 percent of the General Fund federal spending request for FY 2018-19. The federal government provides financial assistance to the Commonwealth for Medical Assistance (MA) payments made on behalf of eligible recipients who receive various med- ical services. This assistance generally requires state matching funds and

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IFO_Hearing_Materials_02_2024.pdf

School Environmental Repairs Program ($300 million) and the School Safety and Security Fund - Mental Health ($100 million)). MA is medical assistance, GO is general obligation. Basic Education Special Education County Child Welfare MA & Long-Term Living Intellectual Disability GO Debt Service 68.3 70.1 Research and Development 46.9 54.9 46.3 38.4 60.0 60.0 Neighborhood Assistance Programs 18.0 33.6 35.9 36.0 36.0 36.0 Child and Dependent Care Enhancement -- -- -- 26.2

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EPLC_3_4_2022_update.pdf

8 $0.0 $6.0 Fed. Pandemic Unemployment Comp (FPUC) 16.2 8.8 0.0 25.0 Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) 7.0 4.1 0.0 11.2 LWA and UC Extensions 3.1 3.2 0.0 6 21.0 0.2 32.2 New Child Tax Credit Awards -- 3.4 0.1 3.5 Rental and Homeowner Assistance -- 1.8 0.0 1.8 Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) 20.7 10.0 0.0 30.7 Total 64

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EPLC-2-19-21.pdf

8% 10.7% -8.0% Education (excludes local SD) -42 -12 -50 -16.1% -5.9% -19.9% Healthcare-Social Assistance -120 -50 -39 -11.4% -4.7% -3.6% Arts-Entertainment -58 -32 -27 -60.9% -25.5% -29.9% 3.6 CY 20 $600/week; CY 21 $300/week Pandemic Unemploy Assist (PUA) 7.0 1.2 Other Federal Assistance 3.3 0.8 extended benefit programs, ends in Apr SNAP Benefits 0.9 0.6 Estimates through June Economic

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Witgert Nov 15, 2012.pdf

February 15, 2013 13 Tools to help decide • State-run, partnership, or federally run? • Governance? • Financing? • Plan management strategy? • Consumer assistance plan? 14 For analysis and links to tools, see: State Health Reform Assistance Network resources http://www.statenetwork.org/resources/ Big Decision #3: Essential Health Benefits 15 EHB Primer Minimum essential benefits 1

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TC_2023_Waterfront_Development.pdf

applicants interested in contributing to the project. 7 Business applicants for the WDTC apply through the electronic Single Application for Assistance system and must identify (1) the qualified organization to receive the contribution, (2) the designated project that will benefit from to 50% of the contribu- tion. 10 There are no carryforward or carryback provisions. Eligible projects are primarily neighbor- hood assistance and community services located in a “priority funding area”. However, projects that aim to improve neighborhoods and business districts are

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TC_2022_Educational_Tax_Credits.pdf

13 Application Process for Firms Business applications are filed online for the requested credit category through the Single Application for Assistance. An applicant that has made a two-year contribution commitment may apply for credit beginning May 15 for the second to a declaration of financial distress or engaged in litigation against the Commonwealth in which the school district seeks financial assistance to continue to operate. 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20 Number Awarded EITC K-12 Scholarships

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TC_2021_Video_Game_Production.pdf

state tax credits over a five- year period. For the third year, the IFO reviewed five tax credits: the Neighborhood Assistance Program, Resource Enhancement and Protection Program, Entertainment Economic Enhancement Program, Video Game Production and Keystone Special Development Zone Tax Credits tax credits over a five- year period. 1 For the third year, the IFO reviewed five tax credits: the Neighborhood Assistance Program, Resource Enhancement and Protection Program, Entertainment Economic Enhancement Program, Video Game Production, and Keystone Special Development Zone Tax Credits

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TC_2021_Entertainment_Economic_Enhancement_Program.pdf

state tax credits over a five- year period. For the third year, the IFO reviewed five tax credits: the Neighborhood Assistance Program, Resource Enhancement and Protection Program, Entertainment Economic Enhancement Program, Video Game Production and Keystone Special Development Zones Tax Credits tax credits over a five- year period. 1 For the third year, the IFO reviewed five tax credits: the Neighborhood Assistance Program, Resource Enhancement and Protection Program, Entertainment Economic Enhancement Program, Video Game Production, and Keystone Special Development Zones Tax Credits

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TC_2020_Mobile Telecommunications Broadband Investment Tax Credit.pdf

mobile and fixed-line). A small subset of those states (seven) offer a tax credit, loan or loan assistance, but most states provide grants to offset a portion of broadband capital expenditures. (See Table 3.1.) Many of these states limit incentive programs, the federal government provides 50 broadband related programs that offer grants, loans and other forms of assistance. The programs include support for private firms, state and local governments, schools, libraries, hospitals, etc. 8 Of these programs, the Connect America

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TC_2019_New_Jobs_Tax_Credit_Report.pdf

To apply for the JCTC program, an applicant must complete an online application (DCED’s Single Application for Assistance) and include a written narrative that provides the following information:  A description of how the firm exhibits leadership of leading technologies 56 Administrative and Support Services 996 1,542 61 Education Services 128 256 62 Health Care and Social Assistance 2,085 2,315 81 Other Services (except Public Administration) 410 897 26,840 $55,031 Note: thousands of dollars. Source: DCED

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SR2017-06.pdf

17106-0769 Dear Mr. Hill, The County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania (CCAP) recently provided the Independent Fiscal Office (IFO) with assistance in obtaining estimates for the assessed value of homestead property in Pennsylvania. Specifically, CCAP coordinated a survey of county assessment in a single county consistent with their classifications by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. Thank you very much for your assistance with the survey. Please let us know if we can answer any questions regarding the methodology for our estimates or

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Special-Funds-Response-Letter-03-08-2019.pdf

State Treasury Armory 1,710 PA Emergency Management 911 Fund 330,305 Volunteer Companies Loan 20,000 PA Higher Education Assistance Higher Education 436,730 Transportation Multimodal Transportation 376,363 PA Infrastructure Bank 60,000 Public Transportation Trust 1,761,800 119 36,496 54,795 Difference 8,116 11,103 -1,292 6,540 7,108 -27,336 Higher Education Assistance Fund Receipts 479,134 485,123 446,674 426,988 430,988 438,230 Disbursements 474,439 458,378 453

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Revenue_Estimate_Presentation_2022_05.pdf

2022 5 2020 2021 2022 Total Federal Pandemic Unemployment (FPUC) $16.2 $8.8 $0.1 $25.0 Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) 7.0 4.1 0.0 11.2 LWA and UC Extensions 3.1 3.2 0.0 6 of dollars. Does not include state funded UC ($5.2 billion in 2020, $0.8 billion in 2021) and Rental Assistance ($2.0 billion in 2021). Payroll Jobs Compared to Pre-Pandemic Levels May 23, 2022 6 Change From April 2019

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Revenue-Proposal-Analysis-2019-03.pdf

retail-wholesale trade sector. Other sectors with a substantial number of affected workers include the healthcare and social assistance (186,000 jobs) sector and the accommodation-food service (165,000 jobs) subsector (included with leisure-hospital- ity). Primary Jobs 16-19 499 500+ Leisure-hospitality 199 112 71 14 Retail-wholesale trade 348 175 165 8 Healthcare and social assistance 186 57 70 58 Manufacturing 51 12 28 11 Construction 18 10 6 2 Admin. support and waste management 67 19 31

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Revenue-Estimate-2020-05-Presentation.pdf

low-wage or part-time  Replacement rate for them is far above 100%  Same holds for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) filers Estimate assumes 1.45 million PA residents receive FPUC  Average of 13 weeks | $11.0 billion | ~$700 15.5 Healthcare 2.3 2.2 1.8 -7.2 0.2 0.5 -0.6 -9.8 Social Assistance 4.3 4.6 3.5 -12.8 5.1 5.3 5.2 -12.3 Arts-Entertainment 3.4

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RB_2020_12_PPP_Loans_to_PA_Businesses.pdf

 For non-profits, 9,183 firms or entities received loans of $1.9 billion. Non-profits include schools, social assistance organizations and houses of worship.  Pass through firms (S corporations, partnerships, sole proprietors and LLCs) received $11.3 billion average monthly payroll costs or $10 million, whichever is lower. 4 See https://home.treasury.gov/policy-issues/cares-act/assistance-for-small-businesses/sba-paycheck-protection- program-loan-level-data. PPP Loans to PA Businesses Independent Fiscal Office | Research Brief

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RB 2019 RACP.pdf

research brief which examines the potential impact of House Bill 880. The bill lowers the statutory debt limit for Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) projects by $100 million per annum until the ceiling reaches $2.65 billion by FY 2026-27 are published by the Governor’s Budget Office and can be found at the following link: RACP Guidelines Page. Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program Independent Fiscal Office | Research Brief | October 2019 Independent Fiscal Office Page 2 All projects must also follow requirements

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Presentation_PBC_6-12-14_data.xlsx

633 9,078 9,432 9,765 9,997 9,638 5.1% 3.9% 2.2% Healthcare and Social Assistance 17,270 17,642 18,438 19,063 20,055 20,950 21,872 22,684 23,900 25,374 56 40.97 41.91 43.12 44.66 43.15 3.7% 3.1% 1.8% Healthcare and Social Assistance 26.73 26.83 27.70 28.17 28.88 29.72 30.66 31.32 32.17 33.36

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PICA_Presentation_2020_11.pdf

42 -9 -36 -16.1% -4.3% -15.0% Healthcare -89 -39 -34 -10.9% -4.7% -4.1% Social Assistance -31 -16 -8 -13.3% -6.7% -3.2% Arts-Entertainment -58 -34 -21 -60.9% -27.3% -19.5% reopen (limited) Year-over-Year Growth State $940 m Note: FPUC is Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation. PUA is Pandemic Unemployment Assistance. PPP is Paycheck Protection Program. LWA is Lost Wage Assistance. Growth rates control for revenue shifts. Collections partially based on

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PBB_Board_Hearing_Jan_25_2022.pdf

4% Aging Services 10 12.8% 318 58.6% Elder Justice and Protection 9 11.7% 49 9.1% Pharmaceutical Assistance 8 9.6% 126 23.3% Education, Health and Outreach 4 5.4% 5 0.9% Advocate for Older Adults Intervention -- -- -- -- -- $173 173 LTC Managed Care -- -- $162 -- -- -- 162 Child Care Services -- $142 -- -- -- 14 156 MA-LTL -- -- -- $138 -- -- 138 Child Care Assistance -- 108 -- -- -- -- 108 Information Systems -- -- -- -- -- 79 79 GGO * 1 -- -- * 63 65 CHIP -- -- -- -- -- 57 57 Health Prg. Asst. and Srvcs. -- -- -- -- $20 -- 20

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PBB-Board-Hearing-Agenda-January 2019-Revised.pdf

281 Main Capitol Building Harrisburg, PA 17120 (717) 787-1349 Phone www.senatorbrowne.com John Guyer, Executive Director Tom Horan, Assistant Executive Director Performance-Based Budget Board Hearings Tuesday, January 22, 2019 Hearing Room 1, North Office Building 401 North Street Christopher Oppman, Deputy Secretary of Administration, DOC Bret Bucklen, Ph.D, Director of Planning, Research & Statistics, DOC Nicolette Bell, Special Assistant to the Secretary, DOC Leo Dunn, Chairman, Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole 11:00am - 11:30am Review of Juvenile

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PBB-Board Hearing Jan 23 2020.pptx

2.8 % 1.8 0.4 % Tourism Attraction and Development 4 1.3 % 15.0 3.5 % Business and Workforce Assistance 1 0.3 % 22.0 5.1 % Site Development 1 0.2 % 21.1 4.9 % Total 289 100.0 20% (MEL) of loans default | no method to recoup ▪ Cost per job created: $2,000 to $12,000 Business Workforce/Assistance (WEDnetPA, IRCs, PREP) ▪ All data reported by third parties ▪ Jobs created figures are less useful because there is no verification

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PA_Assoc_of_Community_Bankers_Presentation_2020_12.pdf

42 -9 -40 -16.1% -4.3% -15.4% Healthcare -89 -39 -23 -10.9% -4.7% -2.8% Social Assistance -31 -16 -3 -13.3% -6.7% -1.4% Arts-Entertainment -58 -34 -23 -60.9% -27.3% -22.7% to reopen (limited) Year-over-Year Growth $848 m Note: FPUC is Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation. PUA is Pandemic Unemployment Assistance. PPP is Paycheck Protection Program. LWA is Lost Wage Assistance. Growth rates control for revenue shifts. Collections partially based on

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low-wage or part-time  Replacement rate for them is far above 100%  Same holds for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) filers Estimate assumes 1.57 million PA residents receive FPUC  Average of 13 weeks | $11.5 billion | ~$700 14.7 Healthcare 2.2 1.8 -7.8 -6.0 0.5 -0.6 -10.9 -10.0 Social Assistance 4.6 3.5 -13.2 -11.6 5.3 5.2 -13.3 -10.5 Arts-Entertainment 3.1

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Demographics_Outlook_2023.pdf

65 to 79 were much more likely to work in the retail-wholesale trade (17.2%) and healthcare and social assistance (17.6%) sectors (see final column). These data show the sectors that older workers prefer, which may be due to flexible and part-time hours (retail) and limited physical demands (social assistance/counseling). By contrast, manual labor em- ployment in construction (3.8%) or small sectors with minimal employment opportunities (arts- entertainment

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CompetePA_March_11_2021.pdf

is full year amount Federal Pandemic Unemploy Comp (FPUC) 16.2 3.4 $4.5 extended to Sept Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) 7.0 1.1 1.3 Other Federal Assistance 3.3 0.9 1.4 SNAP Benefits 0.9 0.6 0.3 extended to Sept Economic Impact Payments

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2022_Mid_Year_Update.pdf

P 500 down 7% in January ▪ Fed tightening and raising interest rates ▪ Expiration of remaining relief: student loans, SNAP, rent assistance January 31, 2022 1 Economic Forecast: Stronger Wages and Inflation January 31, 2022 2 Annual Growth Rates or Change 2019 Waste Management -44 -46 -13.6 -16.8 Education (excludes local SD) 2 -9 1.0 -3.7 Healthcare-Social Assistance -43 -48 -4.1 -4.7 Arts-Entertainment -28 -18 -23.2 -24.0 Accommodation-Food Service -84 -70 -17

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index.cfm

The brief examines the fiscal impact on the Commonwealth that will result from the phaseout of the enhanced Federal Medical Assistance Percentage (FMAP) and disenrollments due to the elimination of the continuous coverage requirement. The analysis finds a $1.70 billion 13, 2023 Director Knittel provided an economic update to the PA Chamber of Business and Industry. ... (Full Report) Emergency Rental Assistance Ends Economics and Other March 06, 2023 The IFO posted a third research brief that examines the end or phase-

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Revenue_Proposal_Analysis_2022_04.pdf

to the FY 2022-23 Executive Budget, the Department of Human Services expenditures are impacted by savings in the Medical Assistance Capitation line item (-$7.4 million) and higher costs in the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) (+$2.6 million); County Child Welfare (+$2.1 million); and Child Care Assistance (+$38,000) line items. CY 2019 CY 2022 Change Non-Tipped Workers $7.25 to $9.99 506 176 -330

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Revenue_Estimate_2021_05_Presentation.pdf

26, 2021 5 CY 2020 CY 2021 Total Federal Pandemic Unemployment (FPUC) $16.2 $7.6 $23.8 Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) 7.1 3.0 10.0 LWA and UC Extensions 3.1 2.8 5.9 SNAP 0.9 4 -15.0 -14.9 Education (excludes local SD) -37 -27 -21 -14.4 -10.6 -8.3 Healthcare-Social Assistance -109 -39 -60 -10.3 -3.6 -5.6 Arts-Entertainment -56 -32 -29 -59.5 -32.3 -30.8

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RB_2023_02_ChildCare.pdf

Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) in 2020 and 2021. Funds from the CCDBG are traditionally used to provide financial assistance to low-income families, improve teacher workforce and support higher standards in child care programs. Child care centers also received entities that work with child care centers to determine DHS program eligibility, enroll children in child care and provide technical assistance. The ELRCs are responsible for the final distribution of funds provided to the Commonwealth through ARPA. Statewide, child care providers

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RB_2022_12_UC_By_AGI.pdf

of the COVID-19 pandemic. For that year, the federal government enacted several special UC programs including the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) program for self-employed (normally ineligible), the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC) program that provided an extra $600 per week (through July 2020) and the Lost Wage Assistance (LWA) program that provided an extra $300 per week for six weeks after the FPUC program expired. Tax return data

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RB_2022_08 County Income Patterns.pdf

compensation (UC) ($30 billion, includes regular state amounts above “normal” payments), economic impact payments (EIPs, $11 billion) and lost wage assistance ($2 billion), Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans to certain businesses ($5 billion) and non-profits ($2 billion) and distributions from Relief in millions of dollars. UC is pandemic-related unemployment compensation, EIP is economic impact payments, LWA is lost wage assistance and PPP is Paycheck Protection Programs loans. Pandemic Relief Programs (2020) Independent Fiscal Office Page 8 Reference Map Data Sources

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RB_08_2023_County_Income_Patterns.pdf

relief in millions of dollars. UC is pandemic-related Unemployment Compensation, EIP is Economic Impact Payments, LWA is Lost Wage Assistance, PPP is Paycheck Protection Program loans, SNAP & P-EBT include emergency SNAP benefits and the P-EBT program and CTC relief in millions of dollars. UC is pandemic-related Unemployment Compensation, EIP is Economic Impact Payments, LWA is Lost Wage Assistance, PPP is Paycheck Protection Program loans, SNAP & P-EBT include emergency SNAP benefits and the P-EBT program and CTC

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Presentation_2016-06-08_GPNP_Budget_Outlook.pdf

Report 8.Jun.2016 7  Impact of changes on FY 2016‐17 is unclear. • Sustainability of reductions to Medical Assistance. • Commitment of additional resources from PHEAA to maintain grants. Changes Since January Report FY 2015‐16 Appropriation Changes in Act 1A Basic Education Subsidy $50 Medical Assistance Programs ‐153 PHEAA Grants ‐ 39 Other (various increases/decreases) ‐8 Total ‐150 Note: dollar amounts are in millions. Compared to

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PMTA_Presentation_April_2023.pdf

2020 Q1 vs 2023 Q1 April 19, 2023 7 Sub-Sector Change Warehousing and Storage +30 Management (HQs) +14 Social Assistance Services +13 Computer System Design and Related +8 Truck Transportation +3 Nursing Home and Residential Care -27 Full-Service Restaurants Labor Statistics. Change Payroll Jobs (000s) excludes self-employed counts # jobs location of job youth, family, elderly, food banks, housing assistance fast food +4,400 persistent loss Three Inflation Waves So Far April 19, 2023 8 unexpected Feb surge to 6

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PBB_Board_Hearing_Request_May_4_2021.pdf

Harrisburg, PA 17120 Dear Members of the Performance-Based Budget Board: Enclosed please find a regional breakdown of the Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP) and a county breakdown of the Resource Enhancement and Protection Program (REAP) Tax Credits as requested as follow- NAP Tax Credit Awards by Region for FY 2019-20 Source: Reprinted from DCED's annual report on the Neighborhood Assistance Program. County Awards County Awards Lancaster.......................................... $1,520.2 Warren............................................. $154.5 Lebanon............................................ 841.4 Clinton.............................................. 137.8 York.................................................. 536

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PBB_Board_Hearing_Apr_26_2021.pdf

t spending or tax change ▪ In nearly all cases, Net ROI > 0 but relatively low April 26, 2021 3 Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP) Investment in distressed communities | $36 million annual cap ▪ Five separate components generally encourage donations to nonprofits ▪ EZP component of project performance data ▪ Unable to measure outcomes due to nature of diverse projects/measures April 26, 2021 4 Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP) Economic impacts ▪ Assume 68% of private funds incentivized | lack of relevant studies ▪ Gross ROI: 12 cents per dollar

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PBB_2023_PID_REPORT.pdf

in 2021 resolved in less than 45 days. In addition to calls and written complaints, the department provides in-person assistance by staffing consumer outreach fairs and Disaster Recovery Centers. Disaster Recovery Centers are established on the ground in the days special programs based in the Commonwealth. The expected outcome is to minimize negative impacts on policyholders, and to deliver financial assistance to eligible individuals in specific circumstances. 17-18 Actual 18-19 Actual 19-20 Actual 20-21 Actual 21-22

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PBB_2020_DOH_REPORT_Final_Update.pdf

Insurance Estimates, 2017. Latest data available from this data set. 3 The percentage of people enrolled in Medical Assistance in June 2017. PA data do not include CHIP enrollees. 4 Includes State Health Care Centers and Local Health Departments expenditures for OverdoseFreePA.org, University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy’s Program Evaluation Research Unit, Pennsylvania Opioid Overdose Reduction Technical Assistance Center. Drug Surveillance and Misuse Prevention | Page 25 State and County Benchmarks 2014 2015 2016 2017 Virginia 9.1 9.9 13

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PA_Chamber_June_17_2021.pdf

17, 2021 2 CY 2020 CY 2021 Total Federal Pandemic Unemployment (FPUC) $16.2 $8.0 $24.2 Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) 7.1 3.3 10.4 LWA and UC Extensions 3.1 2.9 6.0 SNAP 0.9 4 -15.0 -14.9 Education (excludes local SD) -37 -27 -21 -14.4 -10.6 -8.3 Healthcare-Social Assistance -109 -39 -60 -10.3 -3.6 -5.6 Arts-Entertainment -56 -43 -29 -59.5 -32.3 -30.8

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MTR-2017-06.pdf

lower than the average for that sector. June 2017 Monthly Trends Report Sector 1 2015 2016 Health Care and Social Assistance 11,459 21,012 Ambulatory Health Care Svcs. 2 5,987 10,229 Social Assistance 3 7,455 11,768 All Other -1,982 -986 Professional, Scientific and Technical Svcs. 6,750 12,509 Transportation

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MSC_March_31_2022.pdf

8 $0.0 $6.0 Fed. Pandemic Unemployment Comp (FPUC) 16.2 8.8 0.0 25.0 Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) 7.0 4.1 0.0 11.2 LWA and UC Extensions 3.1 3.2 0.0 6 21.0 0.2 32.2 New Child Tax Credit Awards -- 3.4 0.1 3.5 Rental and Homeowner Assistance -- 1.8 0.0 1.8 Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) 20.7 10.0 0.0 30.7 Total 64

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Labor_Market_Update_Sept_2021.pdf

UC claims (excludes “normal” claims that would be expected for the month) and non-traditional claims under the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) program. For August, an average of 672,100 claims above normal were paid each week for a total of 7 -1.5 1.5 Education 1.3 1.8 4.2 -23.1 -2.8 1.7 Healthcare-Social Assistance -64.4 -67.9 -71.0 7.6 -4.3 -1.3 Leisure and Hospitality -120.6 -103.6 -113

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Labor_Market_Update_October_2021.pdf

UC claims (excludes “normal” claims that would be expected for the month) and non-traditional claims under the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) program. The federal programs expired in the first week of September. For the month, an average of 182,500 5 2.5 2.2 Education 1.8 5.2 -12.2 -2.8 2.7 25.4 Healthcare-Social Assistance -67.9 -70.9 -67.8 -4.3 -1.2 2.8 Leisure and Hospitality -103.6 -114.6 -107

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Labor_Market_Update_June_23_2021.pdf

UC claims (excludes “normal” claims that would be expected for the month) and non-traditional claims under the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) program. For May, an average of 912,000 claims above normal were paid each week for a total of 4 9.9 1.5 Education -22.2 -23.8 -9.4 7.5 1.5 -4.8 Healthcare-Social Assistance -54.1 -61.9 -65.8 -0.4 -5.7 1.3 Leisure and Hospitality -140.8 -141.0 -128

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Labor_Market_Update_June_2021.pdf

UC claims (excludes “normal” claims that would be expected for the month) and non-traditional claims under the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) program. For April, 946,000 claims were paid each week on average for a total of $1.9 billion 4 -3.4 5.6 Education -31.3 -22.2 -22.9 23.5 7.5 2.4 Healthcare-Social Assistance -50.0 -54.1 -61.8 0.5 -0.4 -5.6 Leisure and Hospitality -143.6 -140.8 -140

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Labor_Market_Update_July_2021.pdf

UC claims (excludes “normal” claims that would be expected for the month) and non-traditional claims under the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) program. For June, an average of 767,300 claims above normal were paid each week for a total of 9 2.2 3.1 Education -23.8 -10.4 -4.4 1.5 -5.8 -28.8 Healthcare-Social Assistance -61.9 -67.2 -63.4 -5.7 -0.1 8.6 Leisure and Hospitality -141.0 -129.8 -119

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Labor_Market_Update_Aug_2021.pdf

UC claims (excludes “normal” claims that would be expected for the month) and non-traditional claims under the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) program. For July, an average of 690,400 claims above normal were paid each week for a total of 2 2.7 -1.3 Education -10.4 1.3 1.0 -5.8 -23.1 -3.6 Healthcare-Social Assistance -67.2 -64.4 -69.9 -0.1 7.6 -6.3 Leisure and Hospitality -129.8 -120.6 -104

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IFO_Hearing_Packet_Feb2019.pdf

Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (January 2019) PBB Plan: Juvenile Court Judges’ Commission (January 2019) • Tax Credit Reviews Neighborhood Assistance Program Tax Credit (April 2018) Film Production Tax Credit Review (January 2019) Historic Preservation Tax Credit Review (January 2019) New 204.4 9.8 4.4 Substance Abuse Facilities 46.1 51.3 55.2 5.2 3.9 Social Assistance 146.4 168.3 220.2 21.9 51.9 Leisure-Hospitality Food and Accommodation 416.5 440.5 480

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IFO_Hearing_Packet_Feb2018.pdf

204.7 11.6 4.9 Substance Abuse Facilities 45.7 50.7 55.5 5.0 4.8 Social Assistance 137.9 167.3 201.8 29.4 34.5 Leisure-Hospitality Food and Accommodation 362.8 376.4 417 Alternative Energy Production 2 Research and Development Keystone Innovation Zones Mobile Telecom and Broadband Organ and Bone Marrow 3 Neighborhood Assistance Resource Enhancement and Protections (REAP) Entertainment & Economic Enhancement Video Game Production Keystone Special Development Zones 4 Educational Tax Credits Coal

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Five_Year_Outlook_Presentation_2021.pdf

Professional and Technical 360 367 8 2.1% Admin and Waste Management 326 280 -46 -14.2% Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,061 1,016 -45 -4.2% Arts and Entertainment 106 84 -22 -20.8% Accommodation and Food Service 479 Fund Expenditures November 15, 2021 18 Program 22-23 23-24 24-25 25-26 26-27 AAGR All Medical Assistance $670 $222 $262 $306 $331 4.2% Long-Term Living 694 201 239 278 302 4.6 County Child Welfare

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Five_Year_Outlook_2020_Presentation_Final.pdf

8% 10.7% -10.8% Education (excludes local SD) -42 -12 -38 -16.1% -5.9% -14.5% Healthcare-Social Assistance -120 -50 -34 -11.4% -4.7% -3.2% Arts-Entertainment -58 -32 -19 -60.9% -25.5% -21.4% Change in Spending January 21, 2021 18 Program 21-22 22-23 23-24 24-25 25-26 All Medical Assistance $2,292 $357 $354 $374 $361 Intellectual Disability 351 72 73 75 77 County Child Welfare 146 56 44 44

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2023_Mid_Year_Update.pdf

Payments 11.2 21.7 0.8 Paycheck Protection Program 20.7 10.0 0.0 Extra SNAP/CTC/Rent Assistance 1.3 7.3 4.9 Employee Retention Credit (ERC) 0.0 1.0 2.2 Direct State Govt Support 0 Admin-Waste Management -32 -18 14 94.5 Education (excludes local SD) -16 -12 4 95.2 Healthcare-Social Assistance -62 -21 42 98.1 Arts-Entertainment -11 0 11 99.7 Accommodation-Food Service -57 -29 28 93.8

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2002_dbdc_report.pdf

poor investment performance in a DC plan and possible contract impairment issues.” – House Resolution No. 266 The Commission requested the assistance of the legal staffs of SERS and PSERS in preparing a response to this study objective. The following discussion was a DC plan.” – House Resolution No. 266 As with the preceding study objective concerning liability considerations, the Commission requested the assistance of the legal staffs of SERS and PSERS in preparing a response to this study objective. The following discussion was

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TC_2023_Manufacturing.pdf

DCED: 6 To apply for the MTC program, an applicant must complete an online application (DCED’s Single Application for Assistance) and include the following information: ▪ Written narrative that includes a project summary, project plan and use of funds ▪ Base year

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TC_2022_Coal_Refuse_Energy_Reclamation.pdf

2021), the tax credit likely incentives little or no incre- mental activity. Conversely, if prices are low, generators require additional assistance to cover costs. A mechanism could be implemented so that final credit awards are based on the average wholesale price

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TC_2022_Brewers.pdf

period, then the subsidization should not continue. If targeted to small brewers, adjust the tax credit parameters to provide more assistance. If the $5.0 million annual cap is retained, other parameters could be adjusted if large brewers no longer qualify

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TC_2019_Historic_Preservation_Tax_Credit_Report.pdf

a state limit.” The challenge for state policymakers is to award tax credits to projects that require additional assistance, but also minimize awards to projects that are viable with the federal credit alone. Although this report does not include a formal

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TC_2019_Film_Production_Tax_Credit_Report.pdf

and qual- ified post-production expenses at a qualified post-production facility.  A completed “single application for assistance.”  A copy of the script or storyboards (commercials only).  Verifiable documentation that at least 70 percent of the financing for

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State_Tax_Comparison_2023_02.pdf

all states received large infusions of federal stimulus funds such as various federal unemployment compensation programs (e.g., Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA)), economic impact payments and expanded SNAP benefits. Most of those programs are reflected in state personal income data. Most

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State and Local Tax Burden Study.pdf

State and Local Tax Comparison Study October 2012 Acknowledgements This report was written and compiled by Lauren Mondschein. Assistance was provided by Karen Maynard. Questions and comments can be submitted to lmondschein@ifo.state.pa.us. Title: State and Local Tax

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SR2014-03-presentation.pdf

smallest; 10=largest Full-time Administrators and Coordinators per 1,000 Students Administrative Spending per Student District-level definition: • Superintendents, assistant superintendents, program supervisors or coordinators and operations staff. • Building principals and their staff are not considered district-level and are

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Smetters_Presentation_Full.pdf

95 31.95 31.34 30.46 TCJA 16.42 23.58 24.34 21.30 Health care and social assistance Current law 29.42 32.40 31.57 29.54 TCJA 16.59 24.04 24.76 21.10 Professional

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Senate_Maj_Policy_Comm_April_13_2021.pdf

Waste Management -68 -36 -21.4% -11.9% Education (excludes local SD) -37 -31 -14.4% -12.1% Healthcare-Social Assistance -109 -49 -10.3% -4.6% Arts-Entertainment -56 -30 -59.5% -35.4% Accommodation-Food Service -276 -115 -57

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Senate_Appropriations_Committee_Response_Letter_2023.pdf

Program on the Employment Outcomes of Low Income Mothers,” U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (December 2016). CreationDate: 2023-03-31 21:18:26 Creator: Microsoft® Word for Microsoft 365

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Roundtable_Jan_2024_Final.pdf

32% checking and saving CPI +19% +48% +38% +11% PA Jobs Revert to Pre-Covid Levels Expansion (Payroll Jobs) • Social Assistance +32 (most is elderly-disabled services) • Warehouse-Storage +23 • Comp System Design +10 • Home Health Care +9 Contraction • Nursing Home

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Revenue_Estimate_Performance_2023_08.pdf

2% of actual General Fund revenues. 2 The overage was attributable to the enactment of additional federal stimulus (Lost Wage Assistance Program, the Consolidated Appropriations Act and the American Rescue Plan) after the release of the estimate, which provided for extended

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Revenue-Estimate-Performance_2022_10.pdf

2% of actual General Fund revenues. 2 The overage was attributable to the enactment of additional federal stimulus (Lost Wage Assistance Program, the Consolidated Appropriations Act and the American Rescue Plan) after the release of the estimate, which provided for extended

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Revenue-Estimate-Performance-2021-09.pdf

2% of actual General Fund revenues. 2 The overage was attributable to the enactment of additional federal stimulus (Lost Wage Assistance Program, the Consolidated Appropriations Act and the American Rescue Plan) after the release of the estimate, which provided for extended

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Revenue-Estimate-2019-05-Presentation.pdf

9.2 7.3 9.1 10.0 Professional Services 14.2 5.3 3.5 -0.8 Healthcare-Social Assistance 22.4 26.4 27.2 27.1 Leisure-Hospitality 12.4 9.1 4.9 7.8 State-Federal

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Response-Letter-9-30-2019.pdf

retirement income. No other state imposes tax on retirement income in this manner. 2 Excludes food purchased with Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and Women, Infants and Children (WIC) benefits. Assumes foods already subject to the 6% state tax are excluded

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RB_2022_08_Worker_Shortage.pdf

services have likely become considerably more expensive. 15 For SNAP data, see https://www.fns.usda.gov/pd/supplemental-nutrition-assistance-program-snap. 16 From the DHS website: Starting in May 2021, a SNAP household will receive an extra benefit in

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RB_2022_07_Worker_Shortage.pdf

services have likely become considerably more expensive. 18 For SNAP data, see https://www.fns.usda.gov/pd/supplemental-nutrition-assistance-program-snap. 19 From the DHS website: Starting in May 2021, a SNAP household will receive an extra benefit in

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RB_2021_09_Pension_Outlook.pdf

that state residents have any legal obligation to provide support to a county or municipal system that might require future assistance. Staff Acknowledgements Mathieu Taylor produced this research brief. Questions regarding this document can be directed to mtaylor@ifo.state.pa

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RB-2020-10-Impact_of_TCJA_on_PA_Taxpayers.pdf

tax returns and do not include exempt income, unreported income or material subsidies that flow to individuals such as federal assistance with rental payments and food purchases. Table 1 (page 4) lists amounts reported for these fields by Pennsylvania residents on

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press release - economic and budget outlook.pdf

age population, combined with a dramatic increase in the elderly, will diminish tax revenues while placing additional pressure on Medical Assistance expenditures.  Expenditure growth is driven by rising healthcare costs and mandated employer contributions for pensions, which are expected to

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Presentation_PICPA_12-3-2014.pdf

1,000 $1,500 $2,000 14-15 15-16 16-17 17-18 18-19 19-20 Pensions Medical Assistance and Long-Term Living K-12 Education All Other 3.Dec.2014 Dollar Change in Expenditures $604 $1,750 $1

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Presentation_PBC_6-12-14.pdf

Sector Since Recession o Healthcare, Professional and Food-Accommodation. o Reduction in Manufacturing, Government and Construction. For PA, Healthcare & Social Assistance Sector is Vital o ~19% of private sector jobs in 2013. o ~11% of economic output in 2013. Trend Continues

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Presentation_2016-05-12_PaDUC_Impact_of_Demographics.pdf

to Service Sector Since Recession. • Healthcare, Professional and Food‐Accommodation. • Reduction in Manufacturing, Government and Construction. For PA, Healthcare & Social Assistance Sector is Vital. • ~19% of private sector jobs. • ~11% of economic output. Trend Continues Due to Aging Demographic. • Will impact

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Presentation-2019-5-1-PAEL.pdf

2 48.8 58.8 65.6 Social Assist: Elderly-Disabled 5.7 8.8 10.4 9.7 Social Assistance: All Other 2.0 3.3 3.5 2.1 Home Healthcare 4.2 4.8 4.5 5.9

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Presentation-2018-10-Performance-Based-Budget-Board.pdf

programs 10 October 15, 2018 Results First Model Results First is a capacity-building initiative that provides tools and technical assistance to state and local governments to implement evidence-based policymaking 11 Social policy areas: Behavioral Health Criminal Justice Education Public

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PICPA_Presentation.pdf

770.  Roughly 54,000 reduced employment opportunities. Other potential impacts:  DHS estimates a $232 million reduction for Medical Assistance.  Higher employer payroll taxes of $265 million.  Less employee turnover? Higher worker efficiency? Policy could increase size of

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PICPA Presentation_ June 11, 2019.pdf

9.2 7.3 9.1 10.0 Professional Services 14.2 5.3 3.5 -0.8 Healthcare-Social Assistance 22.4 26.4 27.2 27.1 Leisure-Hospitality 12.4 9.1 4.9 7.8 State-Federal

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PBB_TaxCredits_Schedule_2022_Update.pdf

Historic Preservation Incentive 2 Research and Development Keystone Innovation Zones Mobile Telecom and Broadband Organ and Bone Marrow 3 Neighborhood Assistance Resource Enhancement and Protection (REAP) Entertainment Economic Enhancement Program Video Game Production Keystone Special Development Zones 4 Educational Tax Credits

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PBB_Board_Hearing_Jan_24_2022.pdf

impact state program outcomes over multiple years ▪ PDE – ARP ESSER funding for K-12 schools ($5 billion) ▪ DHS – emergency rental assistance ($1 billion) ▪ State agencies required to report use of funds and associated outcomes January 24, 2022 3 Department of Labor

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PBB_2022_PHMC_REPORT.pdf

programs and monies as required by the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966. SHPO (1) offers education, training and technical assistance to those interested in historic preservation, (2) provides incentives to identify, protect, maintain and reuse historic properties and (3) partners

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PBB_2019_JCJC_Report.pdf

county juvenile probation departments as well as monitor activities related to the juvenile probation services grant program. This assistance and technical support enables counties to achieve the goals set forth in the Juvenile Act. As part of this activity, the JCJC

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PBB-Board-Hearing-Jan-22-2020.pdf

other states on many missions (EMAC)  37 missions from 2014-18 | $4.9 million in resources  PA received assistance for 5 missions (all in 2014) PEMA should devote resources to develop long-term metrics  Very difficult to develop

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PASBO_March_17_2021.pdf

4% -15.0% -11.9% Education (excludes local SD) -37 -13 -25 -14.4% -6.6% -11.0% Healthcare-Social Assistance -109 -51 -52 -10.3% -4.8% -4.9% Arts-Entertainment -56 -43 -34 -59.5% -34.7% -39.6%

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PACB_Presentation_2021_8.pdf

35 -41 -15.3% -11.5% -15.3% Education -16 -27 1 -7.9% -11.8% 0.6% Healthcare-Social Assistance -53 -51 -70 -5.0% -4.8% -6.9% Arts-Entertainment -45 -34 -28 -36.3% -40.2% -35.0%

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Official_Revenue_Estimate_Methodology_2023_06.pdf

same person. Transfers General Fund tax revenues are net of (1) a transfer of 0.947% to the Public Transportation Assistance Fund and (2) a transfer of 4.4% to the Public Transportation Trust Fund beginning in FY 2007-08. An

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Official_Revenue_Estimate_Methodology_2022.pdf

same person. Transfers General Fund tax revenues are net of (1) a transfer of 0.947% to the Public Transportation Assistance Fund and (2) a transfer of 4.4% to the Public Transportation Trust Fund beginning in fiscal year (FY) 2007-

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Official_Revenue_Estimate_Methodology_2021.pdf

same person. Transfers General Fund tax revenues are net of (1) a transfer of 0.947% to the Public Transportation Assistance Fund and (2) a transfer of 4.4% to the Public Transportation Trust Fund beginning in fiscal year (FY) 2007-

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Official-Revenue-Estimate-Methodology-2020-6.pdf

General Fund tax revenues are net of (1) a transfer of 0.947 percent to the Public Transportation Assistance Fund and (2) a transfer of 4.4 percent to the Public Transportation Trust Fund beginning in FY 2007-08. An additional

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Official-Revenue-Estimate-Methodology-2019-06.pdf

General Fund tax revenues are net of (1) a transfer of 0.947 percent to the Public Transportation Assistance Fund and (2) a transfer of 4.4 percent to the Public Transportation Trust Fund beginning in FY 2007-08. An additional

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NFIB_Feb_2024.pdf

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. All Jobs includes self-employed. Payroll Jobs Revert to Pre-Covid Levels Expansion (000s) • Social Assistance* +32 (most is elderly-disabled services) • Warehouse-Storage +23 • Comp System Design +10 • Home Health Care* +9 Contraction (000s) • Nursing

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Newsstand_March_2020.pdf

recorded notable increases due to the revision: manufacturing (10,300 jobs), administrative-waste management (7,300 jobs) and healthcare-social assistance (1,600 jobs). The seasonally adjusted year-over-year increase was 41,600 jobs (pre-revision) and grew to 55

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MTR-2017-07.pdf

rent (19%). Net earnings include wages and salaries (less social insurance tax contributions) and business profits. Transfer receipts include government assistance to individuals such as Social Security and medical benefits. In the first quarter of 2017, Pennsylvania personal income grew to

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MQRE-FY23-24_Revised_Jan.pdf

Exemption for Employer Paid Dependent Care The act excludes qualifying amounts paid or incurred by an employer for dependent care assistance pro- vided to an employee from PIT. The provision is effective January 1, 2023 and is expected to reduce FY

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Monthly_Economic_Update_September_2020.pdf

the distribution of federal economic impact payments and growth in unemployment insurance which includes Pandemic Unemployment Compensation Payments, Pandemic Unemployment Assistance and Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation. Personal consumption fell 10.0% from the same period in the prior year as the

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Monthly_Economic_Update_October_2020.pdf

experienced the 10 th largest percent decline in 2020 Q2 GDP, driven by decreases in the health care and social assistance sector (contributing -5.1 percentage points to the decrease), the accommodation and food services (-3.5) and transportation and warehousing

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Monthly_Economic_Update_May_2021.pdf

that wages comprise a much larger share of GDP for service sectors of the state economy (e.g., healthcare-social assistance at 84%) than production sectors (e.g., manufacturing at 51%). Because it is such a large portion of GDP, wage

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Monthly_Economic_Update_June_2021.pdf

but 19% of the job loss in 2020 Q3. Traditional continued unemployment compensation (UC) claims data (excludes the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) program) from August 2020 published by the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry are relatively comparable to the share

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Monthly_Economic_Update_December_2020.pdf

negotiations in Congress include the extension of the existing moratorium on evictions as well as student loans, and substantial emergency assistance for renters. Economic impact payments of $600 to $1,200 per eligible adult (plus amounts for dependents) are also being

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Monthly_Economic_Update_August_2020.pdf

has been paid to unemployed Pennsylvanians. Additionally, to date the federal government has funded $4.5 billion in Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) benefits for self-employed and part-time workers affected by the pandemic and $0.2 billion in Pandemic Emergency

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MER-2014-06.pdf

any region in the U.S. Large sectors that reported gains in Pennsylvania in 2013 include health care and social assistance (+1.8% growth, 9.6% of GSP), professional, scienti Ðic and technical services (+1.5% growth, 7.3% of GSP

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MER-2014-05.pdf

Professional and business services 5.9 7.2 2.5 3.7 4.2 3.6 Health care and social assistance 4.0 4.5 3.4 3.6 3.9 4.0 Wholesale trade 6.7 4.4 2.7

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Lancaster_Chamber_Presentation_ Oct_6_2021.pdf

Admin and Waste Management 322 277 -45 -14.1% Education (excludes local SD) 200 204 4 2.1% Healthcare-Social Assistance 1,064 1,014 -50 -4.7% Arts-Entertainment 123 96 -27 -22.1% Accommodation-Food Service 491 413 -78

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Initial_Revenue_Update_May_2023_Final.pdf

52 +0.9% Transportation and Warehouse 271 314 43 15.8 Professional and Technical 360 397 37 10.3 Social Assistance 231 256 25 10.8 Management of Companies 134 148 15 11.0 Finance and Real Estate 328 338 10

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Initial_Revenue_Estimate_Presentation_May_2023_Final.pdf

52 +0.9% Transportation and Warehouse 271 314 43 15.8 Professional and Technical 360 397 37 10.3 Social Assistance 231 256 25 10.8 Management of Companies 134 148 15 11.0 Finance and Real Estate 328 338 10

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IFO_Testimony_Min_Wage_Feb_16_2021.pdf

8 -10.7 -8.0 Education (excludes local SD) -42 -12 -50 -16.1 -5.9 -19.9 Healthcare-Social Assistance -120 -50 -39 -11.4 -4.7 -3.6 Arts-Entertainment -58 -32 -27 -60.9 -25.5 -29.9

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IFO_Response_Letter_April_12_2022.pdf

increased tax rate and are not reduced for Department of Revenue administrative costs. 2.Excludes food purchased with Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and Women, Infants and Children (WIC) benefits. Assumes foods already subject to the 6% state tax are excluded

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IFO_PASBO_Presentation_Nov_2021.pdf

Professional and Technical 360 367 8 2.1% Admin and Waste Management 326 280 -46 -14.2% Healthcare and Social Assistance 1,061 1,016 -45 -4.2% Arts and Entertainment 106 84 -22 -20.8% Accommodation and Food Service 479

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IFO_Hearing_8-30-2017.pdf

of 2010 and is finishing its sixth year of operation. The office currently employs 10 staff: 3 managers, 1 administrative assistant and 6 analysts. The budget for FY 2017-18 contains an appropriation of $2.226 million for the office. That

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IFO ppt.pdf

10 2011-14 2015-17 Age Cohort > 65 1,999,617 0.1% 1.1% 1.9% 2.4% Medical Assistance Population 2,174,704 5.0% 3.2% 4.5% 4.1% General Fund Expenditures Public Welfare 8,783 6

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HAC testimony Feb 2019.pdf

is that nearly one-third of the net new jobs created occurred in three low-wage sectors: food service, social assistance and home healthcare. Due to flat demographic growth, the IFO expects that the state unemployment rate will remain low and

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FTA_Presentation_Oct_24_2022.pdf

by the EPA. Pennsylvania and Virginia the only states with tax credits ▪ Most other states rely on grants, loans, technical assistance programs October 24, 2022 8 Progress On Pollution Reduction October 24, 2022 9 N P Sed N P Sed Delaware

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Five_Year_Outlook_Presentation_2023_final.pdf

996 $51,600 $53,149 Growth Rate 9.1% 4.5% 4.0% 3.3% 3.2% 3.0% Medical Assistance 15.2% 5.6% 4.3% 4.2% 3.9% 3.8% Long-Term Living 16.8% 9.2% 7

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Five-Year-Outlook-Nov-2013-Press-Release.pdf

over this same period. These demographic trends will diminish tax revenues and place additional pressure on expenditures such as Medical Assistance. Act 120 of 2010 created the Independent Fiscal Office to provide revenue projections for use in the state budget process

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EPLC Feb 2020 FINAL.pdf

7.1 Leisure-Hospitality 9.1 4.9 6.1 Professional-Administrative 5.3 3.5 6.5 Healthcare-Social Assistance 26.4 27.2 20.5 Total Net Jobs 58.8 65.6 45.6 Source: U.S. Bureau of

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Econ_Budget_Outlook_Hearing_Response_Letter_02_2023.pdf

24 to FY 2027-28. The table located on that page is included below. On slides 14 and 15, Medical Assistance, Long-Term Living and Intellectual Disabilities are highlighted separately. All other program categories from the table below were included within

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Economic_Forecast_Business_Leadership_Summit_Feb_2024.pdf

Age 45-64 (Gen X) Note: Services for Elderly-Disabled include Nursing Homes (-17k), Home Health Care (+9k) and Social Assistance, Elderly-Disabled (+31k). Age data span from 2019 Q2 to 2023 Q2 (latest data). Employment / Population ratio assumes all workers

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Economic_and_Revenue_Update_Presentation_August_2020.pdf

42 -39 -12 -16.1 -16.2 -5.9 Healthcare -89 -76 -51 -10.9 -9.3 -6.2 Social Assistance -31 -25 -14 -13.3 -10.7 -5.7 Arts-Entertainment -58 -59 -49 -60.9 -56.1 -40.7

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DOC_Performance_Measures_Final.pdf

Those comments are appended to the end of this submission. The IFO would like to thank the department for their assistance throughout the preparation of the report. The DOC staff were helpful and professional, and the final report benefited greatly from

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Congressional_Budget_Office_Nov_15_2022.pdf

include the impact of federal mandates on state, local, and tribal governments. CBO also fulfills thousands of requests for technical assistance as lawmakers draft legislation. Furthermore, CBO tracks appropriation actions. CBO Prepares Estimates of the Effects of Legislative Proposals 4 For

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CNIT-Rate-Cut-2018-04.pdf

4 46.9 48.9 1.7% Education Services 5.3 5.0 3.7 0.2% Healthcare and Social Assistance 43.3 39.9 43.7 1.5% Arts, Entertainment and Recreation 8.9 6.1 4.3 0.2%

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Budget Hearings Packet.pdf

of 2010 and is entering its sixth year of operation. The office currently employs 11 staff: 3 managers, 1 administrative assistant and 7 analysts. The FY 2017-18 Executive Budget proposes an appropriation of $2.076 million for the office. That

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Budget Hearings Packet- Web Version.pdf

of 2010 and is entering its sixth year of operation. The office currently employs 11 staff: 3 managers, 1 administrative assistant and 7 analysts. The FY 2017-18 Executive Budget proposes an appropriation of $2.076 million for the office. That

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2024_Mid_Year_Update_Final.pdf

32% checking and saving CPI +19% +48% +38% +11% PA Jobs Revert to Pre-Covid Levels Expansion (Payroll Jobs) • Social Assistance +32 (most is elderly-disabled services) • Warehouse-Storage +23 • Comp System Design +10 • Home Health Care +9 Contraction • Nursing Home

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2020 PBB Agenda.pdf

of Human Services Plan, Year 1 Teresa Miller, Secretary, Department of Human Services Sally Kozak, Deputy Secretary, Office of Medical Assistance Programs Valerie Vicari, Deputy Secretary, Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services Lisa Watson, Deputy Secretary, Office of Income Maintenance Charles Tyrrell

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2004_srpvffinal.pdf

affiliated organizations. These other functions include the following: first aid, rescue and salvage, ambulance services, fire police work, radio communications, assistance at accidents, animal rescue, abatement of conditions due to disasters, and participation in public celebrations, parades, and fund raising campaigns

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2002_drop_report.pdf

State aid in instances of funding deficiencies until the deficiencies are resolved; and Upon the expiration of the Supplemental State Assistance Program (SSA) in 2003:  Provide for the cessation of - determinations of distress to municipalities; - certification to the General Assembly of

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2001_hr266.pdf

Employees' Retirement System 2 and the State Employees' Retirement System are directed to 3 provide all relevant information and staff assistance, in 4 response to the issues above, to the Public Employee Retirement 5 Commission upon request; and be it further

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