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County Income Patterns

This research brief presents five maps that display recent demographic and income trends at the county level. The release highlights population change, personal income growth and per capita figures for all counties of the Commonwealth.

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County Income Patterns

This research brief presents four maps that illustrate recent demographic and income trends at the county level. The release highlights population change, personal income growth and per capita figures for all counties of the Commonwealth.

Tags: brief, county, incomes, research

Natural Gas Production Report, 2021Q3

This report for the third quarter of 2021 uses data collected by the PA Department of Environmental Protection to develop statewide and county-level tabulations of production volume and well counts.

11/22/2021

Property Tax Burden by county

This research brief uses (1) income data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis and the Internal Revenue Service and (2) property tax data from the Pennsylvania Department of Education and Department of Community and Economic Development to estimate and rank county-level property tax burdens across the state for 2019. Note: This research brief was originally posted on 8/17/2021. It has been updated to include a map that displays school district property tax burdens by county

08/25/2021

Natural Gas Production Report, 2021Q2

This report for the second quarter of 2021 uses data collected by the PA Department of Environmental Protection to develop statewide and county-level tabulations of production volume and well counts.

08/24/2021

county Income Patterns

This research brief presents five maps that display recent demographic and income trends at the county level. The release highlights population change, personal income growth and per capita figures for all counties of the Commonwealth.

08/10/2021

Natural Gas Production Report, 2021Q1

This report for the first quarter of 2021 uses data collected by the PA Department of Environmental Protection to develop statewide and county-level tabulations of production volume and well counts.

05/24/2021

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

Natural Gas Production Report, 2020Q4

This report for the fourth quarter of 2020 uses data collected by the PA Department of Environmental Protection to develop statewide and county-level tabulations of production volume and well counts. 

03/02/2021

Natural Gas Production Report, 2020Q3

This report for the third quarter of 2020 uses data collected by the PA Department of Environmental Protection to develop statewide and county-level tabulations of production volume and well counts. 

11/24/2020

Natural Gas Production Report, 2020Q2

This report for the second quarter of 2020 uses data collected by the PA Department of Environmental Protection to develop statewide and county-level tabulations of production volume and well counts.

08/20/2020

county Income Patterns

This research brief presents four maps that illustrate recent demographic and income trends at the county level. The release highlights population change, personal income growth and per capita figures for all counties of the Commonwealth.

06/10/2020

Natural Gas Production Report, 2020Q1

This report for the first quarter of 2020 uses data collected by the PA Department of Environmental Protection to develop statewide and county-level tabulations of production volume and well counts. 

05/21/2020

Property Tax by county and Income

This research brief uses data from the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey to provide Pennsylvania property tax data for 2018 by county, household income and homeowner age.

04/07/2020

Family First Prevention Services Act Preliminary Analysis

In response to a legislative request, the IFO conducted a preliminary analysis on the state and county impacts of the Family First Prevention Services Act.

03/04/2020

Natural Gas Production Report, 2019Q4

This report for the fourth quarter of 2019 uses data collected by the PA Department of Environmental Protection to develop statewide and county-level tabulations of production volume and well counts.

02/26/2020

Natural Gas Production Report, 2019Q3

This report for the third quarter of 2019 uses data collected by the PA Department of Environmental Protection to develop statewide and county-level tabulations of production volume and well counts.

12/03/2019

county Income Patterns

This research brief presents four maps that illustrate recent demographic and income trends at the county level. The release highlights population change, personal income growth and per capita figures for all counties of the Commonwealth.

08/30/2019

Natural Gas Production Report, 2019Q2

This report for the second quarter of 2019 uses data collected by the PA Department of Environmental Protection to develop statewide and county-level tabulations of production volume and well counts. 

08/21/2019

Natural Gas Production Report, 2019Q1

This report for the first quarter of 2019 uses data collected by the PA Department of Environmental Protection to develop statewide and county-level tabulations of production volume and well counts.

05/30/2019

NATURAL GAS PRODUCTION REPORT, 2018 Q4

This report for the fourth quarter of 2018 uses data collected by the PA Department of Environmental Protection to develop statewide and county-level tabulations of production volume and well counts.

03/05/2019

Natural Gas Production Report, 2018 Q3

This report for the third quarter of 2018 uses data collected by the PA Department of Environmental Protection to develop statewide and county-level tabulations of production volume and well counts.

12/04/2018

PA Fiscal Update and Outlook

Director Matthew Knittel gave a presentation to the county Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania that reviews highlights from the IFO's recent Economic and Budget Outlook.

11/19/2018

NATURAL GAS PRODUCTION REPORT, 2018Q2

This report for the second quarter of 2018 uses data collected by the PA Department of Environmental Protection to develop statewide and county-level tabulations of production volume and well counts.

08/30/2018

NATURAL GAS PRODUCTION REPORT, 2018Q1

This report for the first quarter of 2018 uses data collected by the PA Department of Environmental Protection to develop statewide and county-level tabulations of production volume and well counts.

05/31/2018

Natural Gas Production Report, 2017Q4

This report for the fourth quarter of 2017 and the calendar year uses data collected by the PA Department of Environmental Protection to develop statewide and county-level tabulations of production volume and well counts.

03/05/2018

Natural Gas Production Report, 2017 Q3

This report for the third quarter of 2017 and the calendar year uses data collected by the PA Department of Environmental Protection to develop statewide and county-level tabulations of production volume and well counts.

12/07/2017

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

Natural Gas Production Report, 2017 Q2

This report for the second quarter of 2017 and the calendar year uses data collected by the PA Department of Environmental Protection to develop statewide and county-level tabulations of production volume and well counts.

08/29/2017

Natural Gas Production Report, 2017 Q1

This report for the first quarter of 2017 and the calendar year uses data collected by the PA Department of Environmental Protection to develop statewide and county-level tabulations of production volume and well counts.

05/22/2017

Natural Gas Production Report, 2016 Quarter 4

This report for the fourth quarter of 2016 and the calendar year uses data collected by the PA Department of Environmental Protection to develop statewide and county-level tabulations of production volume and well counts.

03/02/2017

Natural Gas Production Report, 2016 Quarter 3

This report for the third quarter of 2016 and the calendar year-to-date uses data collected by the PA Department of Environmental Protection to develop statewide and county-level tabulations of production volume and well counts.

11/30/2016

Natural Gas Production Report, 2016 Quarter 2

This report for the second quarter of 2016 and the calendar year-to-date uses data collected by the PA Department of Environmental Protection to develop statewide and county-level tabulations of production volume and well counts.

08/26/2016

Natural Gas Production Report, 2016 Quarter 1

This report for the first quarter of 2016 uses data collected by the PA Department of Environmental Protection to develop statewide and county-level tabulations of production volume and well counts.

05/26/2016

Natural Gas Production Report, 2015 July to December

This report for the second half of 2015 and the calendar year-to-date uses data collected by the PA Department of Environmental Protection to develop statewide and county-level tabulations of production volume and well counts.

02/29/2016

Natural Gas Production Report, 2015 January to June

This report for the first half of 2015 uses data collected by the PA Department of Environmental Protection to develop statewide and county-level tabulations of production volume and well counts.

09/15/2015

Fiscal Implications of a York county School District Consolidation

The report provides potential consolidation savings and costs for 15 York county school districts and computes the real estate tax millage using various earned income tax rates and administrative savings scenarios. Full Report Presentation

12/12/2014

Analysis of House Bill 1693 (2013)

Letter providing data on the share of residential and nonresidential property assessments by county (December 2013). The letter was in response to a request regarding HB 1693, which was a proposed constitutional amendment permitting different millage rates for residential and nonresidential property.  

12/17/2013

Estimate of property taxes paid by Lancaster county homeowners aged 70 and over

Letter containing an estimate of property taxes paid by Lancaster county homeowners aged 70 and over (June 2013).

06/24/2013

2007_divestment_complete_report.pdf

Appointees Legislative Appointees Mr. Paul D. Halliwell Chairman Consulting Actuary Senator Patrick M. Browne District 16 Lehigh, Monroe and Northampton Counties Mr. A. Carville Foster, Jr. Vice Chairman Retired Legislator Senator Jay Costa, Jr. District 43 Allegheny County Dr. J. Richard Aronson William L. Clayton Professor of Business & Economics Lehigh University Representative R. Ted Harhai District 58 Westmoreland

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PBB_2021_DHS_REPORT_ADDENDUM.pdf

on Performance-Based Budgeting ...................................................................................... 1 Department of Human Services Overview ............................................................................................. 3 Activity 1: MA — Physical Health Services ............................................................................................. 9 Activity 2: County Child Welfare ......................................................................................................... 15 Activity 2: County Child Welfare (Addendum) ..................................................................................... 21 Activity 3: Statewide Adoption and Permanency Network .................................................................... 23 Activity 4: ChildLine .......................................................................................................................... 27 Activity 5: Child Abuse

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PBB_2019_PCCD_Report.pdf

Table of Contents PBB Background and Methodology ...................................................................................... 1 The Justice Reinvestment Initiative ...................................................................................... 3 Agency Overview and Recommendations ............................................................................. 5 County Benchmarks ........................................................................................................... 9 Activity 1: Criminal Justice System Improvements ................................................................ 13 Activity 2: Victim Services and Child Advocacy ..................................................................... 17 Activity 3: Juvenile Justice System end of the criminal justice system to cost-effectively improve public safety, reduce recidivism and decrease state and county inmate populations. Several bills were introduced in the last legislative session to imple- ment the JRI-2 policy proposals, which include: 

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2013_special_report_funding_and_reforming_public_employee_retirement_systems.pdf

W. SalomoneChairmanRetired Executive Director of the Public Employee Retirement Commission Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Senator Patrick M. BrowneDistrict 16Lehigh, Monroe andNorthampton Counties Mr. A. Carville Foster, Jr.Vice ChairmanRetired Legislator Senator Daylin B. LeachDistrict 17 Montgomery County Mr. Christ J. ZervanosRetired Director of Labor RelationsOffice of AdministrationCommonwealth of Pennsylvania Representative Mike TobashDistrict 125 Berks and Schuylkill Counties

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PBB_2020_PEMA_REPORT.pdf

to, and recover from emergencies including natural disasters, acts of terrorism, or other human-made disasters. PEMA supports county emergency management agencies by coordinating and engaging the whole community including federal and state partners, volunteer organizations involved in disasters, private sector legacy 911 system is outdated and data collection methods vary across the Commonwealth. PEMA, in conjunction with the counties, is in the process of implementing a new NG911 system that will standardize 911 data collection methods. The NG911 statewide and regional

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PBB_2019_JCJC_Report.pdf

intentionally left blank. - Table of Contents PBB Background and Methodology .............................................................................. 1 Agency Overview and Recommendations ..................................................................... 3 State and County Benchmarks .................................................................................... 7 Activity 1: Juvenile Justice System Support Services ................................................... 11 Activity 1: Juvenile Justice System Support Services (Addendum) ............................... 13 Activity 2: Juvenile ards in probation offices; collecting and publishing juvenile court statistics; and administering a grant pro- gram to improve county juvenile probation.  In 2017, the JCJC certified over 75,000 training hours for juvenile probation officers.  The JCJC conducts annual

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RB-2020-COVID-19 Local Revenue Impact.pdf

pandemic and mandated business closures could impact local earned income taxes (EIT), property taxes and gaming revenues received by municipalities, counties and school districts for the current year. The analysis excludes other important local revenue sources (e.g., realty transfer taxes lacks relevant data that could be used to inform projections of those revenues. The revenue projections are aggregated at the county level because there is insufficient local detail to facilitate projections at the municipal or school district level and much of

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

systems of most of Pennsylvania's local governments. The systems of the Cities of Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, and Scranton and the County of Allegheny are not covered, as each of these applies to only one entity, is complex and detailed, and gener- iii- Table of Contents (Cont'd) Page Review of Local Government Employee Retirement System Laws Pennsylvania Municipal Retirement System . . . . . . 33 County Retirement System Statutes . . . . . . . . . . . 42 City of the Third Class Employee Retirement Systems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 Police Officer Retirement Systems in Boroughs, Incorporated

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PBB_2021_PennDOT_REPORT_ADDENDUM.pdf

tracked or meas- ured. For FY 2018-19, the department disbursed $847 million in statutorily mandated funds to municipal and county governments. The department reviews expenditures to ensure they are in accordance with applicable laws, and provides technical assistance so funds agencies were as follows: (1) the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA), -13.1 percent, (2) the Port Authority of Allegheny County (PAAC), +0.3 percent, and (3) small urban and rural transit agencies, -9.0 percent. Due to reduced ridership and

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PBB_2019_Criminal_Justice_Report.pdf

end of the criminal justice system to cost-effectively improve public safety, reduce recidivism and decrease state and county inmate populations. Several bills were introduced in the last legislative session to imple- ment the JRI-2 policy proposals, which include:  achieve public safety outcomes at lower overall costs.  Improve the state’s approach to funding and supporting county probation. This proposal would increase state funding for local probation departments to enable them to target more intensive services that have been

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RB_2021_02 County Income Patterns.pdf

Introduction This research brief presents five maps that illustrate recent demographic and income trends at the county level. The brief starts with demographic trends, then presents income trends and finally combines the two metrics to analyze per to 2019 (latest data available). (See page 6 for the raw data and page 7 for a reference map of county names.) Per capita income growth and levels provide policymakers with two informative and current measures of economic well-being at

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2002_dbdc_report.pdf

EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT COMMISSION Gubernatorial Appointees Legislative Appointees Mr. Paul D. Halliwell Chairman Consulting Actuary Senator Joe Conti District 10 Bucks County Mr. A. Carville Foster, Jr. Vice Chairman Retired Legislator Senator Jay Costa, Jr. District 43 Allegheny County Dr. J. Richard Aronson William L. Clayton Professor of Business & Economics Lehigh University Representative Steven W. Cappelli District 83 Lycoming

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County_Property_Tax_Burden_Aug_2021.pdf

This research brief estimates the total 2019 property tax burden by county utilizing income data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and property tax data from the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) and Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED). For all counties, the property tax burden reflects the Homestead Exemption, which reduced school district property taxes by $534 million in FY 2019-

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Single-Use Plastics Report-2020_06.pdf

be implemented statewide because outcomes would vary considerably across the state for regulations imposed at the municipal or county level. This analysis also considers the potential fiscal impacts to local and state governments due to changes in litter, waste and recycling rapid growth of plastics products and waste over the 40-year period between 1960 and 2000 motivated several countries to enact restrictions on the use of plastic products that many consumers view as “single- use” or disposable. In 2002, Bangladesh became

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PBB_2020_DOH_REPORT_Final_Update.pdf

Provided Activity Department of Health Overview | Page 4 Health and Human Services as one of 48 U.S. counties that comprise more than 50 percent of all new HIV diagnoses in 2018. 3 HIV disproportionately affects men and blacks/African Americans by providing (1) clinical immunization and treatment services through the operation of State Health Care centers in 59 counties, (2) grant funds to address the health care needs in communities served by local health departments, school districts and medically underserved populations

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RB-2020-03 County Income Patterns.pdf

Introduction This research brief presents four maps that illustrate recent demographic and income trends at the county level. The brief starts with demographic trends, then presents income trends and finally combines the two metrics to analyze per two years that data are available. (See page 4 for data sources and page 6 for a reference map of county names.) Per capita income growth and levels provide policymakers with two informative and current measures of economic well-being at

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RB 2019 County Income Patterns.pdf

Introduction This research brief presents four maps that illustrate recent demographic and income trends at the county level. The brief starts with demographic trends, then presents income trends and finally combines the two metrics to analyze per two years that data are available. (See page 4 for data sources and page 6 for a reference map of county names.) Per capita income growth and levels provide policymakers with two of the best and most current measures of economic

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PBB_2020_DHS_REPORT_Final_Updated.pdf

income, resources, household composition, disability status and other conditions. The eligibility determination is made by staff at the county assistance office. The primary goal of this activity is to make determinations timely and accurately to ensure that those who qualify for days of the initial discharge. A lower percentage is better. MA – Physical Health Services | Page 17 State Benchmarks County Benchmarks Benchmark Pennsylvania U.S. Rank (# states) Federal matching rate (FMAP) (2018) 51.8% -- 35 (51) % State general funds of total Medicaid

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SR2017-06.pdf

us | (717) 230-8293 | contact@ifo.state.pa.us INDEPENDENT FISCAL OFFICE December 6, 2017 Douglas E. Hill Executive Director County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania P.O. Box 60769 Harrisburg, PA 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

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PBB_2020_DCED_REPORT.pdf

of Open Records ....................................................................................43 Activity 12: Small Business Advocate ..................................................................................45 Activity 13: Administration .................................................................................................47 Appendix ..........................................................................................................................49 Regional and County Map ...............................................................................................49 Performance-Based Budgeting and Tax Credit Review Schedule .........................................51 Agency Response...........................................................................................................52 - This page intentionally left blank. - Background and Methodology 2016. AAGR is average annual growth rate. Data correspond to employer businesses. Business Attraction and Financing | Page 14 County Benchmarks UE Rate Grants ($M) Loans ($M) Per Capita Jobs Businesses (2018) Top 15 Counties Lancaster $40.4 $66.5 $40 1

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PBB_2020_DOS_REPORT.pdf

State Overview | Page 4 Note: Expenditures in dollar millions. Does not include $90 million bonds issued to assist counties in purchasing voting machines as enacted by Act 77 of 2019. Department of State FY 2019-20 Budgeted Expenditures by Activity Professional are listed in the year the expenditure was recorded. Does not include $90 million bonds issued to assist counties in purchasing voting machines asenacted by Act 77 of 2019. Department of State Expenditures by Fiscal Year Department of State Overview | Page

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Demographics_Outlook_2021.pdf

from the 2020 Population Estimates by the U.S. Census Bureau with adjustments to incorporate the 2020 De- cennial Census count, various other Census products and data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Other data sources are Population Change ........................................................................................... 7 Birth Trends .................................................................................................................................... 8 Decedent Trends ............................................................................................................................. 9 Domestic Migration Trends ............................................................................................................ 11 Regional and National Population Trends............................................................................... 13 Pennsylvania County Population Growth ......................................................................................... 13 Regional Share of Residents Age 65 and Older ................................................................................ 14 Population Growth Across States .................................................................................................... 15 Appendix ................................................................................................................................. 17 - This

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Demographics_Outlook_2020.pdf

Trends .......................................................................................................... 10 Comparison of Components of Change in Border States ................................................................. 11 Regional and National Population Trends ............................................................................... 13 Pennsylvania County Population Growth Over Time ....................................................................... 13 Regional Share of Residents Age 65 and Older .............................................................................. 15 Population Growth Across States.................................................................................................. 17 Appendix ................................................................................................................................. 19 - This trends. Pennsylvania typically receives a large influx of non-resident students who attend college. The temporary students are counted as residents for the purpose of the Census. While most return to their home state, some secure employment and remain in the

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Response-Letter-2-27-2020.pdf

of concern related to the implementation of Family First including (1) the Commonwealth’s current reliance on congregate placements, (2) county participation in the Title IV-E Waiver Demonstration Project, (3) the possibility of reliance on other federal funding streams, apart covers administrative costs associated with health care and mental health services for eligible children and youth in foster care. Some county child welfare agencies may also receive Medicaid payments when they are approved Medicaid providers; these funds are passed on to

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County-Prop-Tax-RB.pdf

Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 1-year Public Use Microdata Sample (PUMS) dataset to present property tax information based on county, homeowner age and household income level. 1,2 These data show that in 2018, there were 3.48 million owner- property taxes, or 3.4 percent of total household income. This figure includes all types of property taxes: school district, county and municipal. Based on property tax collection data reported by the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) and Department of Community

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PBB_2021_PSP_REPORT_ADDENDUM.pdf

1.70 Fatality Rate per 100M VMT PA US OH MD NY NJ Traffic Enforcement and Crash Prevention | Page 12 County Benchmarks The CY 2015-2018 average fatal crash rate per 100 million VMT ranged from a low of 0.33 in Cameron County to a high of 2.50 in Sullivan County. The statewide average fatal crash rate during this period was 1

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Revenue-Proposal-Analysis-2020-04.pdf

Taxes ............................................................................................................................... 15 Raising the Minimum Wage .................................................................................................... 17 Minimum Wage Across States ........................................................................................................ 18 Recent Minimum Wage Studies ...................................................................................................... 20 Border County Comparison ............................................................................................................ 23 Workers Affected by a $12 per Hour Minimum Wage ....................................................................... 25 Employment Impact from a $12 per Hour Minimum Wage ............................................................... 27 liability of $3,037 million and the 29 percent base expansion from combined Share of CR % Change Class Count Firms Current and 5.99% CR Only CR Only Ties 74,427 62% $0 $0 $0 0% Winners 40,650 34% 2

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TC_2020_Keystone_Innovation_Zone_Tax_Credit.pdf

BioAdvance and the University City Science Center.  i2n-Ideas x Innovation Network - Located in Chester and Delaware counties, educational and re- search partners include: Penn State-Great Valley, West Chester University, Villanova University, Widener University, Delaware County Community College and the Kutztown Small Business Devel- opment Center.  BioLaunch 611+ - Located in Montgomery, Bucks and Philadelphia counties, educational and

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SR2017-05.pdf

County All Households Homeowners Only Renters Only PIT Impact All 1 PIT Impact Owner 1 PIT Impact Renter 1 Adams $60 45,897 58,552 26,027 863 1,101 489 Table 1 2015 Median Household Income and PIT Impact by County County All Households Homeowners Only Renters Only PIT Impact All 1 PIT Impact Owner 1 PIT Impact Renter 1 Table

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NGPR_2020_Q3.pdf

the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) by natural gas operators to develop statewide tabulations of production volume and well counts. These data are presented on a quarterly basis to show recent trends in natural gas activity in the Commonwealth. Production and well count data pertain only to gas produced from unconventional sources (e.g., shale). The production and well count data throughout this

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NGPR-2020-Q1.pdf

the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) from natural gas operators to develop statewide tabulations of production volume and well counts. These data are presented on a quarterly basis to show recent trends in natural gas activity in the Commonwealth. Production and well count data pertain only to gas produced from unconventional sources (e.g., shale). The production and well count data throughout this

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ACN_SB1071_A10803_text.pdf

or credited State service as an active member of the State Employees' Retirement System after June 30, 2001, shall be counted until 2016/90MSP/SB1071A10803 - 19 - 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 credited State service after June 30, 2001, at which time all eligibility points as determined under subsection (a) shall be counted. (2) A member subject to paragraph (1) shall be considered to have satisfied any requirement for five eligibility points contained

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Independent Fiscal Office

for the third quarter of 2021 uses data collected by the PA Department of Environmental Protection to develop statewide and county-level tabulations of production volume and well counts. ... (Full Report) Economic Outlook and Property Tax Update News Stand & Other November 16, 2021 Analyst Jesse Bushman made a presentation

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NGPR_2020_Q4.pdf

the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) by natural gas operators to develop statewide tabulations of production volume and well counts. These data are presented on a quarterly basis to show recent trends in natural gas activity in the Commonwealth. Production and well count data pertain only to gas produced from unconventional sources (e.g., shale). The production and well count data throughout this

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NGPR-2020-Q2.pdf

the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) from natural gas operators to develop statewide tabulations of production volume and well counts. These data are presented on a quarterly basis to show recent trends in natural gas activity in the Commonwealth. Production and well count data pertain only to gas produced from unconventional sources (e.g., shale). The production and well count data throughout this

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Pensions

Bill Number 546, Printer's Number 2595). Signed into law on December 23, 2013, Act 125 amended the Second Class County Code (Act 230 of 1953) to establish a new mandatory benefit tier applicable to county employees hired on or after the effective date of the bill. The bill also amended Section 1703 of the Code

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RB 2019 Natural Gas Royalties.pdf

and by extension royalty payments) and (2) the high concentration of natural gas production in a small number of rural counties, it is possible to use tax data trends for those counties to derive a rough estimate of total natural gas royalties paid over time. A technical explanation of the methodology used

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NGPR_2021_Q3.pdf

the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) by natural gas operators to develop statewide tabulations of production volume and well counts. These data are presented on a quarterly basis to show recent trends in natural gas activity in the Commonwealth. Production and well count data pertain only to gas produced from unconventional sources (e.g., shale). The production and well count data throughout this

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NGPR_2021_Q2.pdf

the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) by natural gas operators to develop statewide tabulations of production volume and well counts. These data are presented on a quarterly basis to show recent trends in natural gas activity in the Commonwealth. Production and well count data pertain only to gas produced from unconventional sources (e.g., shale). The production and well count data throughout this

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NGPR-2021-Q1.pdf

the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) by natural gas operators to develop statewide tabulations of production volume and well counts. These data are presented on a quarterly basis to show recent trends in natural gas activity in the Commonwealth. Production and well count data pertain only to gas produced from unconventional sources (e.g., shale). The production and well count data throughout this

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NGPR-2016Q4.pdf

uses those data, in conjunction with DEP data on wells spud, to develop statewide tabulations of production volume and well counts for the fourth quarter of 2016 and the calendar year. These data are current as of February 22, 2017 and provides definitions of the technical terms used throughout this report. Natural Gas Production Report Fourth Quarter 2016 Table 2: Well Count Fourth Quarter Calendar Year 2016 2015 Growth 2016 2015 Growth Number of Producing Wells Horizontal 7,066 6,295 12

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2006_surviving_spouse_healthcare_study.pdf

Appointees Legislative Appointees Mr. Paul D. Halliwell Chairman Consulting Actuary Senator Patrick M. Browne District 16 Lehigh, Monroe and Northampton Counties Mr. A. Carville Foster, Jr. Vice Chairman Retired Legislator Senator Jay Costa, Jr. District 43 Allegheny County Dr. J. Richard Aronson William L. Clayton Professor of Business & Economics Lehigh University Representative Steven W. Cappelli District 83 Lycoming

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NGPR-2018Q1.pdf

9.9 percent. This increase was driven by a 9.9 percent increase in production from horizontal wells, which ac- counts for nearly all of production. Natural Gas Production Report Q1 Table 2: Production Volume by Spud Year (bcf) First Quarter Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 2016 2017 2018 Independent Fiscal Office 3 First Quarter 2018 Well Count Trends Table 3 displays the number of wells in the first quarter of 2018 and provides a breakdown based on

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PBB_2020_DEP_Report.pdf

of non-compliance. During the time period reviewed, Pennsylvania community water systems ranked among the highest in the country for acute health-based violations and population impacted. In 2018, DEP increased permit fees and created a new annual fee for public major metro areas over the last 15 years. Data collected at outdoor air quality monitors across most Pennsylvania counties show that the proportion of days with good air quality by EPA standards has shown significant improvement. Pennsylvania lags behind other states

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NGPR-2018Q2.pdf

9.9 percent. This increase was driven by a 10.0 percent gain in production from horizontal wells, which ac- counts for nearly all production. Natural Gas Production Report Q2 Table 2: Production Volume by Spud Year (bcf) Second Quarter Calendar 400 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2016 2017 2018 Independent Fiscal Office 3 Second Quarter Well Count Trends Table 3 displays the number of wells in the second quarter of 2018 and provides a breakdown based on

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NGPR-2016Q2.pdf

uses those data, in conjunction with DEP data on wells spud, to develop statewide tabulations of production volume and well counts for the second quarter of 2016 and the calendar year-to-date. These data are current as of August 23 provides definitions of the technical terms used throughout this report. Natural Gas Production Report Second Quarter 2016 Table 2: Well Count Second Quarter Calendar Year-to-Date 2016 2015 Growth 2016 2015 Growth Number of Producing Wells Horizontal 6,793 5

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NGPR-2019Q1.pdf

over-quarter increase in average production per well in ten consecutive quarters. Independent Fiscal Office 3 First Quarter 2019 Well Count Trends Table 3 displays the number of wells in the first quarter of 2019 and provides a breakdown based on non-producing wells decreased by 1.9 percent compared to the prior year. Table 4 shows a history of well counts broken down by well type and production status over the last nine quarters. It also provides detail for non-producing

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NGPR-2018Q4.pdf

Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2016 2017 2018 Independent Fiscal Office 3 Fourth Quarter 2018 Well Count Trends Table 3 displays the number of wells in the fourth quarter of 2018 and provides a breakdown based on declining by 2.3 percent and vertical wells increasing by 1.8 percent. Table 4 shows a history of well counts broken down by well type and producing status over the last nine quarters. It also provides detail for non-producing

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NGPR-2018Q3.pdf

Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2016 2017 2018 Independent Fiscal Office 3 Third Quarter 2018 Well Count Trends Table 3 displays the number of wells in the third quarter of 2018 and provides a breakdown based on declining by 2.8 percent and vertical wells increasing by 1.8 percent. Table 4 shows a history of well counts broken down by well type and producing status over the last nine quarters. It also provides detail for non-producing

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NGPR-2017Q4.pdf

Quarterly Production and Well Counts 4,000 4,500 5,000 5,500 6,000 6,500 7,000 7,500 8,000 700 800 wells spud in 2011 or earlier. Independent Fiscal Office 4 Fourth Quarter 2017 Table 5 displays production volume, total well counts, producing well counts and average production per well over the last nine quarters. Production volume displayed strong growth in the

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NGPR-2017Q3.pdf

Quarterly Production and Well Counts 4,000 4,500 5,000 5,500 6,000 6,500 7,000 7,500 8,000 700 800 wells spud in 2011 or earlier. Independent Fiscal Office 4 Third Quarter 2017 Table 5 displays production volume, total well counts, producing well counts and average production per well over the last nine quarters. Production growth accelerated modestly during the last

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NGPR-2017Q2.pdf

Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2015 2016 2017 Number of Producing Wells Production Volume (bcf) Quarterly Production and Well Counts Independent Fiscal Office 2 Second Quarter 2017 Table 2: Number of Wells Second Quarter Calendar Year-to-Date 2016 2017 wells spud in 2011 or earlier. Independent Fiscal Office 4 Second Quarter 2017 Table 5 displays production volume, total well counts, producing well counts and average production per well over the last nine quarters. Production growth decelerated from 14.5 percent

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NGPR-2017Q1.pdf

Quarterly Production and Well Counts Independent Fiscal Office 2 First Quarter 2017 Table 2: Number of Wells First Quarter Calendar Year-to-Date 2016 2017 1,035 1,053 1.7% Independent Fiscal Office 4 First Quarter 2017 Table 5 displays production volume, total well counts, producing well counts and average production per well over the last nine quarters. Over the last four quarters, production growth

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NGPR-2016Q1.pdf

uses those data, in conjunction with DEP data on wells spud, to develop statewide tabulations of production volume and well counts for the first quarter of 2016 and the calendar year-to-date. These data are current as of May 20 provides definitions of the technical terms used throughout this report. Natural Gas Production Report First Quarter 2016 Table 2: Well Count First Quarter Calendar Year-to-Date 2016 2015 Growth 2016 2015 Growth Number of Producing Wells Horizontal 6,584 5

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NGPR-2019Q4.pdf

Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 2017 2018 2019 Independent Fiscal Office 3 Fourth Quarter 2019 Well Count Trends Table 3 displays the number of wells in the fourth quarter of 2019 and provides a breakdown based on non-producing wells decreased by 2.8 percent compared to the prior year. Table 4 shows a history of well counts broken down by well type and production status over the last nine quarters. It also provides detail for non-producing

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NGPR-2019Q3.pdf

Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 2017 2018 2019 Independent Fiscal Office 3 Third Quarter 2019 Well Count Trends Table 3 displays the number of wells in the third quarter of 2019 and provides a breakdown based on non-producing wells increased by 1.1 percent compared to the prior year. Table 4 shows a history of well counts broken down by well type and production status over the last nine quarters. It also provides detail for non-producing

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NGPR-2019Q2.pdf

Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 2017 2018 2019 Independent Fiscal Office 3 Second Quarter 2019 Well Count Trends Table 3 displays the number of wells in the second quarter of 2019 and provides a breakdown based on non-producing wells increased by 1.4 percent compared to the prior year. Table 4 shows a history of well counts broken down by well type and production status over the last nine quarters. It also provides detail for non-producing

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NGPR-2016Q3.pdf

uses those data, in conjunction with DEP data on wells spud, to develop statewide tabulations of production volume and well counts for the third quarter of 2016 and the calendar year-to-date. These data are current as of November 21 provides definitions of the technical terms used throughout this report. Natural Gas Production Report Third Quarter 2016 Table 2: Well Count Third Quarter Calendar Year-to-Date 2016 2015 Growth 2016 2015 Growth Number of Producing Wells Horizontal 6,897 6

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Response-Letter-09-12-2019-Part-2.pdf

Area 1,958,720 -1,488,000 California Area 407,101 -309,000 Cambria Heights 506,847 -385,000 Cameron County 432,193 -328,000 Camp Hill 262,655 -200,000 Canon-McMillan 926,253 -704,000 Canton Area 298,538 395,000 East Pennsboro Area 678,347 -515,000 East Stroudsburg Area 4,347,524 -3,303,000 Eastern Lancaster County 447,169 -340,000 Eastern Lebanon County 465,879 -354,000 Eastern York 733,017 -557,000 Easton Area 3

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Revenue-Estimate-2020-05.pdf

 March 16: Pennsylvania schools close for 10 days and bars and restaurants close for certain large southeastern counties  March 23: all non-life sustaining businesses close (some obtain waivers), stay-at-home orders for certain counties  April 1: stay-at-home orders for all counties  April 9: schools close for remainder of year  May 1

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NGPR-2015-2H.pdf

data submitted by natural gas extractors that operate in the state. This report uses those data to develop statewide and county-level tabulations of production volume and well counts for the last six months of 2015 and the full calendar year. The data summarized in this report pertain exclusively

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PBB_2021_DMVA_REPORT_ADDENDUM.pdf

Southeastern Pennsylvania Veterans Center) to 5.0 (Delaware Valley Veterans Home, Southwestern Veterans Center and Pennsylvania Soldiers and Sailors Home). Counties and veterans service organizations (VSOs) assisted veterans to increase the total compensation and pension benefits paid annually to Pennsylvania veterans to Pennsylvania veterans, most of whom reside in the state. The de- partment provides annual Veterans Trust Fund grants to counties ($150,000 in FY 2019-20) and non-profit organizations ($650,000 in FY 2019-20) to assist veterans through

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Official-Revenue-Estimate-2020-06.pdf

 March 16: Pennsylvania schools close for 10 days and bars and restaurants close for certain large southeastern counties  March 23: all non-life sustaining businesses close (some obtain waivers), stay-at-home orders for certain counties  April 1: stay-at-home orders for all counties  April 9: schools close for remainder of year  May 1

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WJ-Presentation-Natural-Gas-7-14-20.pdf

than a certain amount. Fees remitted each spring and disbursed each summer to various entities  Set amounts go to county and state conservation organizations ($7.5-$8M) and state agencies ($10.5M) each year.  The remaining amount is divided between the counties/municipalities with eligible wells (60%) and the Marcellus Legacy Fund (40%).  Disbursement to counties/municipalities can be used for

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PBB_Board_Hearing_Apr_27_2021.pdf

Covid-19 affected available funding for agency activities (e.g., PennDOT MLF) Agencies often lack data on outcomes related to county and municipal program grants ▪ Agencies cite the lack of authority to require data collection, insufficient resources ▪ IT systems are decentralized times April 27, 2021 2 Common Issues Across Reports Discrepancies exist at sub-state level for performance measures ▪ Breakdown by county, region or institution highlights factors that drive statewide results ▪ DMVA veterans homes - overall quality ratings range from 2 to 5

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NGPR-2015-1H.pdf

data submitted by natural gas extractors that operate in the state. This report uses those data to develop statewide and county-level tabulations of production volume and well counts for the first six months of 2015. The data summarized in this report pertain exclusively to gas produced from unconventional

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NGPR-2015-09.pdf

data submitted by natural gas extractors that operate in the state. This report uses those data to develop statewide and county-level tabulations of production volume and well counts for the first six months of 2015. The data summarized in this report pertain exclusively to gas produced from unconventional

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TC_2020_Research and Development Tax Credit.pdf

D expenses that qualify for the tax credit are also deducted from taxable net income. This prevents double-counting. Source: Credit amounts from various state tax expenditure reports. See https://itep.org/state-by-state- expenditure-reports/ for a full set model derives a weighted average multi- plier of 1.91. Line 8 That output or spending figure double counts sales in the supply chain and the net impact on state gross domestic product (GDP) is $188 million. The GDP figure does

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TC_2019_New_Jobs_Tax_Credit_Report.pdf

loss, they apply for the standard credit. Table 1 displays JCTC awards over the past five years by county. Note that only 42 of the 67 counties in Pennsylvania benefited from the credit. Four counties (Allegheny, Montgomery, Philadelphia and York) received more than 40 percent of all credit awards

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RB-2016-02.pdf

jobs within Ðive years. The new jobs must provide health insurance and pay at least the average wage for that county. Research and Development Tax Credit $55,000 $55,000 Allows a tax credit of 10 percent (20 percent for small public interest. Previous economic development incentive projects include the convention center, the hockey arena and urban rede‐ velopment in Allegheny County and the convention center in Philadelphia County. The GEDTF also Ðinanc‐ es water and sewer, Ðlood control and high hazard

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RB 2019 RACP.pdf

its inception, the number and dollar amount of grants awarded by each administration.  The distribution of RACP projects by county.  A summary of debt limit changes to the program.  A discussion of the potential economic impact to local grouped based on the gubernatorial administration that coincides with a project’s release date. Table 2 displays the top 10 counties that received awards based on four criteria: (1) grants awarded, (2) cumulative awards, (3) average grant award and (4) per

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Economic_and_Revenue_Update_2021.pdf

27.7% Computed Effective Tax Rate 6.2% 4.5% 2.8% 2.2% 2.1% 3.3% Fees to Counties/Municipalities 2 $101.8 $93.1 $114.8 $140.1 $109.2 $75.9 Growth Rate -17.4% -8.5% 5 Weighted average spot price of major Pennsylvania hubs. Source: Bentek Energy. 2 Total disbursement of impact fee revenues to counties and municipalities with wells subject to the fee. 3 Actuals from PA DEP through November 2020. December 2020 estimated by

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2002_drop_report.pdf

EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT COMMISSION Gubernatorial Appointees Legislative Appointees Mr. Paul D. Halliwell Chairman Consulting Actuary Senator Joe Conti District 10 Bucks County Mr. A. Carville Foster, Jr. Vice Chairman Retired Legislator Senator Jay Costa, Jr. District 43 Allegheny County Dr. J. Richard Aronson William L. Clayton Professor of Business & Economics Lehigh University Representative Steven W. Cappelli District 83 Lycoming

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2004_srpvffinal.pdf

COMMISSION Gubernatorial Appointees Legislative Appointees Mr. Paul D. Halliwell Chairman Consulting Actuary Senator Harold F. Mowery, Jr. District 31 Cumberland County Mr. A. Carville Foster, Jr. Vice Chairman Retired Legislator Senator Jay Costa, Jr. District 43 Allegheny County Dr. J. Richard Aronson William L. Clayton Professor of Business & Economics Lehigh University Representative Steven W. Cappelli District 83 Lycoming

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PA_Turnpike_Toll_Projections_May_31_2013.pdf

reflect the general expansion of the regional economy. Demographic variables use the entire population of the state, as opposed to counties that are contiguous or adjacent to the Turnpike. 3 3 Counties contiguous or adjacent to the Turnpike (44 of 67 counties) comprise 89 percent of the total Pennsylvania population. Growth trends

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NewsStand_2019_December.pdf

down- turn is State College due to its high share of employment in the education sector. BEA Releases GDP by County For the first time, the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis released county-level estimates of GDP from 2001 to 2018. In 2018, Philadelphia had the largest real GDP ($110.7 billion) of

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Impact-Fee-Update-2018-Outlook-2018-06.pdf

1: Impact Fee Revenues and Distributions 2014 2015 2016 2017 Total Revenues $223,500 $187,712 $173,259 $209,557 Counties, Municipalities and HARE Fund 1 123,300 101,800 93,070 114,784 Marcellus Legacy Fund 82,200 67,867 million, which is $36.3 million more than the amount collected for the prior year. Table 2 details the well count, fee schedule and actual collections by operating year. The primary reasons for the increase in collections are as follows: 

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Impact-Fee-Update-2017-Outlook-2017-07.pdf

1: Impact Fee Revenues and Distributions 2013 2014 2015 2016 Total Revenues $225,752 $223,500 $187,712 $173,259 Counties, Municipalities and HARE Fund 1 123,151 123,300 101,800 93,070 Marcellus Legacy Fund 84,601 82,200 million, which is $14.5 million less than the amount collected for the prior year. Table 2 details the well count, fee schedule and actual collections by operating year. The primary reasons for the decline in collections are as follows: 

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SR2014-03-presentation.pdf

Independent Fiscal Office Fiscal Implications of a York County School District Consolidation  Independent nonpartisan agency. • Began operations in September 2011. • Analyze fiscal, economic and budgetary issues.  Primary rates, the analysis excludes: Building-level administrative costs. The impact of changes in federal funds. Costs related to the York County School of Technology. Costs related to the Lincoln Intermediate Unit. 16.Dec.2014 5 Scope and Assumptions York County districts

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Response_Letter_2021_April.pdf

use tax (SUT) would be imposed at the local level, similar to the existing local SUT in Philadelphia and Allegheny counties. Unlike the state tax, which is imposed at the point of use, the local taxes are imposed at the point of sale and only apply to purchases originating in those counties. Local tax is not collected on sales shipped into those counties by out-of-state (or out-of-county) sellers

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Response-Letter-9-30-2019.pdf

use tax (SUT) would be imposed at the local level, similar to the existing local SUT in Philadelphia and Allegheny counties. Unlike the state tax which is imposed at the point of use, the local taxes are imposed at the point of sale and only apply to purchases originating in those counties. Local tax is not collected on sales shipped into those counties by out of state (or out of county) sellers

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RB-2018-01.pdf

the FY 2017-18 estimate, the office supplemented the data from STEB with survey data collected in conjunction with the County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania. 2 Data on Act 1 allocations are released by PDE each fiscal year, and the amounts as homestead property. 10 In order to receive the exclusion, the property owner(s) must file an application with the county assessment office, which maintains the records for eligible properties. School districts currently use the homestead exclusion to distribute property tax

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Impact-Fee-Update-Outlook-2019-06.pdf

Impact Fee Revenue and Distributions 2015 2016 2017 2018 Total Distributions 1 $187,712 $173,259 $209,557 $251,831 Counties, Municipalities and HARE Fund 101,800 93,070 114,784 140,149 Marcellus Legacy Fund 67,867 62,046 76 million, which is $42.3 million more than the amount collected for the prior year. Table 2 details the well count, fee schedule and actual collections by operating year. The primary reasons for the increase in collections are as follows: 

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IFO_Hearing_Packet_Feb2018.pdf

wells subject to the fee and their vintage.  Quarterly Natural Gas Production Report. Provides unconventional production volumes and well counts on a quarterly basis. Top producing counties also listed. Published Reports and Analyses (since January 1, 2017)  Impact Fee Update (January 2017, July 2017, January 2018

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Five_Year_Outlook_2020.pdf

demo- graphic trends. Pennsylvania typically receives a large influx of non-resident students who attend college. The temporary students are counted as residents for the purpose of the Census. While most return to their home state, some secure employment and remain and mitigation efforts caused an immediate and severe contraction of the national and state economies. In May, businesses in certain counties partially reopened and economic growth began to recover. By August, a rapid recovery had slowed notably and now proceeds at

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Budget_Hearing_Background_Feb2016.pdf

will also be used this fiscal year. They include changing the timing of reimbursements for school employees’ Social Security and county child welfare payments ($260 million savings) and changes to the state reimbursement for school construction and renovation projects (PlanCon, $306 wells subject to the fee and their vintage.  Quarterly Natural Gas Production Report. Provides unconventional production volumes and well counts on a quarterly basis. Top producing counties also listed.  Quarterly Revenue Review. Published after each quarter to compare the

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SD_Property_Tax_Forecast_Nov_2021.pdf

s) qualifies as homestead property. 9 To receive the exclusion, the property owner(s) must file an application with the county assessment office, which maintains records for eligible properties. School districts currently use the homestead exclusion to distribute property tax relief of Table 5 provides estimates for those properties. The homestead estimates in Table 5 utilize results from a survey of county assessment offices coordinated by the County Commissioners Association on behalf of the IFO. 10 The estimates for Philadelphia are based

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SD-Property-Tax-Forecast-2020.pdf

as homestead property. 9 In order to receive the exclusion, the property owner(s) must file an application with the county assessment office, which maintains the records for eligible properties. School districts currently use the homestead exclusion to distribute property tax Independent Fiscal Office February 2020 5 In general, the homestead estimates in Table 5 utilize results from a survey of county assessment offices coordinated by the County Commissioners Association on behalf of the IFO. 10 The estimates for Philadelphia are based

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Revenue_Proposal_Analysis_2021_04.pdf

in 2026 and thereafter. Key points are as follows: ▪ Pennsylvania (9.99%) has the second highest CNIT rate in the country behind New Jersey (11.50%). For TY 2021, the median CNIT rate across the United States is 6.63%. ▪ By These estimates reflect the impact of combined reporting only and exclude any proposed rate reduction. Share of CR % Change Class Count Firms Current and 5.99% CR Only CR Only No Impact 74,427 62% $0 $0 $0 0% Winners 40

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Revenue-Proposal-Analysis-2019-03.pdf

for the Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware and Maryland region. The proposal also removes the ability of employers to count tips when calculating an employee’s hourly wage. In other words, employers must also pay tipped employees the regular minimum wage. The Indicators data- base and focus on the period from 2000 to 2011. The paper exploits differences between border counties in states that did and did not raise their minimum wage. The authors “find striking evidence that separa- tions, hires, and turnover

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PBB_Board_Hearing_Request_May_4_2021.pdf

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-up during the Performance-Based 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.................................................. 536.8 Lehigh

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Newsstand_2018_July.pdf

New York (1.1%). For the U.S., the rate was 2.0%. New Tariffs Have Disparate Impacts on PA Counties On July 6, the Wall Street Journal published an analysis based on a report from Moody’s that computes the impact of new U.S. and Chinese tariffs. The analysis shows the share of the county economic output or GDP that will be affected by the tariffs. For example, the analysis finds that for Clinton County

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MTR-2016-09.pdf

dairy importers such as China and Mexico. That trend increases the cost of U.S. imports for consumers in those countries. Over the past two years, the volume of U.S. whole milk powder exports has declined by nearly two-thirds to China and roughly one-third to Mexico. 4 Moreover, a Russian ban on agricultural imports from western countries likely had spillover effects, and many EU countries that lost a major export market now offer more competition to U

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2021-SD-Property-Tax-Forecast.pdf

s) qualifies as homestead property. 10 To receive the exclusion, the property owner(s) must file an application with the county assessment office, which maintains the records for eligible properties. School districts currently use the homestead exclusion to distribute property tax 5 provides estimates for those properties. In general, the homestead estimates in Table 5 utilize results from a survey of county assessment offices coordinated by the County Commissioners Association on behalf of the IFO. 11 The estimates for Philadelphia are based

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2012-10 Monthly Economic Summary FINAL.pdf

e r 2 0 1 2 Over the past decade, there has been a surge in interna- tional trade as countries have lowered trade barriers and forged free trade agreements. For Pennsylvania, U.S. Census data show that the level of Metal Ores (2122) have experienced the highest rate of growth from 2002 to 2011. Snapshot: Pennsylvania’s Exporting Commodities and Countries Independent Fiscal Office Commonwealth of Pennsylvania www.ifo.state.pa.us Monthly Economic Report O c t o b e

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TC_2019_Film_Production_Tax_Credit_Report.pdf

for that outcome is that states do not have a uniform definition of the expenses that can be counted as “qualified” and available for partial reimbursement. This distinction is especially true for labor costs. Some states only provide incentives for resident the state economy despite the fact that it qualifies for the tax credit. For example, online purchases can count as a qualified expense if purchased from a vendor that charges Penn- sylvania sales tax or the production company pays the Pennsylvania

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State_Tax_Comparison_2020_11.pdf

any sales tax levied by local units. For Pennsylvania, SUT includes the local sales tax levied by Allegheny County (1 percent) and Philadelphia County (2 percent). Pennsylvania ranked 39 th for SUT, and the ratio is lower than the U.S. average (2.46 percent) and

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State-Tax-Comparison-2020-01.pdf

any sales tax levied by local units. For Pennsylvania, SUT includes the local sales tax levied by Allegheny County (1 percent) and Philadelphia County (2 percent). Pennsylvania ranked 39 th for SUT, and the ratio is lower than the U.S. average (2.45 percent) and

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SR2017-03.pdf

utilities and any sales tax levied by local units. For Pennsylvania, SUT includes the local sales tax levied by Allegheny County (1 percent) and Philadelphia County (2 percent). Pennsylvania ranked 40 th for SUT, and the ratio is lower than the U.S. average (2.53

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Senate Appropriations Response Letter 3-6-2020.pdf

programmatic guidelines and publicly available data to provide detail on project awards by type of investment (Table 4A) and by county (Table 4B). Each table also lists the minimum private investment required from the applicant (the program requires a 15 percent 000 1,500 11,500 Note: Dollar figures in thousands. Table 4A: PDIP Grants by Project Type Grants Minimum Investment County Issued Amount Private Total County Issued Amount Private Total Adams 1 $427 $64 $492 Lehigh 1 $39 $6 $44 Allegheny

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SD-Property-Tax-Forecast-2019.pdf

as homestead property. 9 In order to receive the exclusion, the property owner(s) must file an application with the county assessment office, which maintains the records for eligible properties. School districts currently use the homestead exclusion to distribute property tax not been submitted. The number of such properties is unknown. In general, the estimates utilize results from a survey of county assessment offices coordinated by the County Commissioners Association on behalf of the IFO. 10 The estimates for Philadelphia are based

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Revenue-Estimate-2020-05-Presentation.pdf

death from COVID-19 declared March 23 PA non-life-sustaining businesses closed April 1 Stay-at-home orders all counties April 9 PA schools closed remainder of year May 8-29 57 counties enter yellow status (partial reopen) June 5 All counties in yellow status End of June Most counties in green status

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Response-Letter-09-19-2019.pdf

impacted by the proposal.  The annual loss of tax revenue associated with (1) school district property taxes and (2) county and municipal property taxes.  The definition of household income corresponds with that of the Property Tax Rent Rebate (PTRR and Advisory Group (March 2016). September 19, 2019 Page 2  School district property taxes paid: $858 million. 3  County and municipal property taxes paid: $368 million. Revenues reported by PDE and DCED suggest that school district property taxes comprise

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PBB-Overview-2019-01-22.pdf

Use of pretrial risk assessments not required.  Only state that does not provide state funding for public defenders.  County criminal justice systems vary significantly in terms of funding, staffing, populations served and workloads. January 22, 2019 9 Recommendations  Enhance the reporting of comparative county criminal justice statistics (Criminal Justice, JCJC, PCCD).  Review formulas used in state grants to counties for adults and juvenile

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

more data | switch to electronic platforms  Request efficiency metrics previously not compiled by agencies  Many more state and county benchmarks Year 3: further streamline reports, more outcome metrics  Limit number of activities (set dollar or percentage threshold)  millions. DOS GF Appropriations (2019-20) January 22, 2020 13 Activities SURE GGO Publishing Constitutional Amendments Voter Reg. and Education County Election Expenses Lobbying Disclosure Total Election Sec. & Technology $7.31 $0.88 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00

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Official-Revenue-Estimate-2020-06-Presentation.pdf

death from COVID-19 declared March 23 PA non-life-sustaining businesses closed April 1 Stay-at-home orders all counties April 9 PA schools closed remainder of year May 8-29 57 counties enter yellow status (partial reopen) June 5 All counties in yellow status End of June All counties in green status

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Impact_Fee_Update_Outlook_2021.pdf

million, which is $54.1 million less than the amount collected for the prior year. Table 2 details the well count, fee schedule and actual collections by operating year. The primary reasons for the decrease in collections are as follows: • Lower status. Estimated impact: -$1.3 million. 2017 2018 2019 2020 Total Distributions $209,557 $251,831 $200,365 $146,255 Counties, Municipalities and HARE Fund 114,784 140,060 109,180 76,714 Marcellus Legacy Fund 76,523 93,373 72

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Impact-Fee-Update-Outlook-2020.pdf

million, which is $51.4 million less than the amount collected for the prior year. Table 2 details the well count, fee schedule and actual collections by operating year. The primary reasons for the decrease in collections are as follows:  Estimated impact: -$13.0 million. 2016 2017 2018 2019 Total Distributions 1 $173,259 $209,557 $251,831 $200,365 Counties, Municipalities and HARE Fund 93,070 114,784 140,060 109,119 Marcellus Legacy Fund 62,046 76,523 93

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IFO - Economic and Budget Outlook - January 2012.pdf

spending. Real investment growth was robust for 2010 because firms replenished inventories depleted during the recession. Additions to inventories are counted as investment. For 2011, firms slightly reduced inventories. 8 The CBO Budget and Economic Outlook for 2011 to 2021 (February causes lower US exports and corporate profits. If a debt crisis does unfold, then it is likely that most European countries will experience a major recession. Under an alternative pessimistic economic scenario, Global Insight projects that a European debt crisis, coupled

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Five_Year_Outlook_2019.pdf

trends. Pennsylvania typically receives a large influx of non-resident students who attend college. The temporary students are counted as residents for the purpose of the Census. While most return to their home state, some secure employment and remain in the 3.8% 3.8% 3.9% 2.2% 2.2% 2.2% 2.1% 3 Includes Pre-K Counts, special education-approved private schools, services to nonpublic schools,nonpublic and charter school pupil transportation, authority rentals and sinking fund requirements and

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ACN_SB1_A01354_A01558_2017_06_03a.pdf

savings). See page 10 for breakdown by fiscal year. The present value at 7.25/7.5% represents a dis- count rate of 7.25% for PSERS and 7.5% for SERS. Table omits the final two years of SERS’ projections years of service would receive or have access to $2,250 more in benefits (cash flow basis, $1,990 dis- counted at 3.6%) under the DC-only option compared to the default hybrid option. That outcome oc- curs for two

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2000_cost_of_living_adjustments.pdf

University Mr. William A. Murray Executive Vice President The Packard Press Legislative Appointees Senator Jay Costa, Jr. District 43, Allegheny County Representative James C. Lynch District 65, Forest, McKean, and Warren Counties Senator Joe Conti District 10, Bucks County Representative Terry E. Van Horne District 54, Allegheny and Westmoreland Counties Executive Director

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TC_2021_Entertainment_Economic_Enhancement_Program.pdf

to the following criteria: (1) a Class 1 venue is located in a city of the first class or a county of the second class and has a capacity of at least 14,000, (2) a Class 2 venue is located outside the geographic boundaries of a city of the first class or a county of the second class and has a capacity of at least 6,000 and (3) a Class 3 venue is

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State and Local Tax Burden Study.pdf

levied by local units. For example, SUT levied in Pennsylvania includes the local sales tax levied by Allegheny County (1 percent) and Philadelphia County (2 percent). Property tax includes levies by the state, county, municipality, school district or special purpose entity. For Pennsylvania, nearly all property

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

Governor's Executive Budget. 1 Transfers to other special funds included in this analysis have been subtracted to avoid double counting. 13-14 14-15 15-16 16-17 17-18 18-19 Actual Actual Actual Actual Actual Available Total - Selected Executive Budget, various years. 1 Transfers to other special funds included in this analysis have been subtracted to avoid double counting. Note: dollar amounts in thousands. Reporting for special fund spending differs based on the year being reported. Special fund disbursements

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Official_Revenue_Estimate_Methodology_2021.pdf

for recording, or 30 days after the acceptance of the document, whichever comes first. The tax is remitted to the county recorder of deeds and forwarded to the Commonwealth. Transfers General Fund tax revenues are net of a 15% transfer to federal government, the Commonwealth, a political subdi- vision, a volunteer fire or ambulance company, volunteer rescue squad, a second class county port authority or a nonpublic nonprofit school. The tax is also not imposed on fuel used in aircraft or aircraft

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

or 30 days after the acceptance of the document, whichever comes first. The tax is remitted to the county recorder of deeds and forwarded to the Commonwealth. Transfers General Fund tax revenues are net of a 15 percent transfer to the the Commonwealth, a political subdi- vision, a volunteer fire or ambulance company, volunteer rescue squad, a second class county port authority or a nonpublic nonprofit school. The tax is also not imposed on fuel used in aircraft or aircraft engines. 11

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

or 30 days after the acceptance of the document, whichever comes first. The tax is remitted to the county recorder of deeds and forwarded to the Commonwealth. Transfers General Fund tax revenues are net of a 15 percent transfer to the the Commonwealth, a political subdi- vision, a volunteer fire or ambulance company, volunteer rescue squad, a second class county port authority or a nonpublic nonprofit school. The tax is also not imposed on fuel used in aircraft or aircraft engines. 11

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NGIFE-2018.pdf

Revenues and Distributions 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 Total Revenues $225,752 $223,500 $187,712 $173,259 $219,371 Counties, Municipalities and HARE Fund 1 123,151 123,300 101,800 93,070 120,677 Marcellus Legacy Fund 84,601 1 million more than the amount collected for the prior year. Table 2 on the next page details the well count, fee schedule and estimated collections by operating year. The primary reasons for the increase in collections are as follows: 

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NGIFE-2016.pdf

Revenues and Distributions 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 Total Revenues $202,472 $225,752 $223,500 $187,712 $174,600 Counties, Municipalities and HARE Fund 1 107,683 123,151 123,300 101,800 94,000 Marcellus Legacy Fund 79,289 1 million less than the amount collected for the prior year. Table 2 on the next page details the well count, fee schedule and estimated collections by operating year. The primary reasons for the decline in collections are as follows: 

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NGIFE-2015.pdf

1: Impact Fee Revenues and Distributions 2012 2013 2014 2015 Total Revenues $202,472 $225,752 $223,500 $185,500 Counties, Municipalities and HARE Fund 1 107,683 123,151 123,300 100,500 Marcellus Legacy Fund 79,289 84,601 Trends” scenario outlined in the June 2015 research brief (2015‐3). Table 2 on the next page details the well count, fee schedule and projected collections by operating year. 1 The primary reasons for the projected decline in collections are as

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Impact-Fee-Estimate-2019.pdf

Impact Fee Revenue and Distributions 2016 2017 2018 2019 Total Distributions 1 $173,259 $209,557 $251,831 $198,200 Counties, Municipalities and HARE Fund 93,070 114,784 140,149 108,000 Marcellus Legacy Fund 62,049 76,523 93 both factors: Estimated impact: -$7.5 million. 2019 Impact Fee Revenues Independent Fiscal Office January 2020 2 Table 2: Well Count and Estimated Collections for 2019 Operating Number of Number of Wells Subject Fee Collections Year 1 Wells Exempt Wells To

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deduct from gross income are not taxed a second time. Source: Independent Fiscal Office. Property Tax Burden Varies Widely by County August 30, 2021 3 Property Tax Burden = All Property Tax / Total Income Includes homeowners, renters, landlords, firms See Property Tax Burden by County (Aug 2021) School District Property Tax Burden by County August 30, 2021 4 Rate of Return Sensitivity Analysis for State

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the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Historical revenue and expenditure data are from the Governor’s Executive Budget, the state ac- counting system and various departmental reports. All revenue and expenditure projections are from the IFO. Other data sources are noted in excluded from the basic education subsidy line and included in the school employees' Social Security line. 2 Includes Pre-K Counts, special education-approved private schools, services to nonpublic schools, nonpublic and charter school pupil transportation and other line items. 4

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Budget Hearings Packet.pdf

of wells subject to the fee and their vintage. • Quarterly Natural Gas Production Report. Provides unconventional production volumes and well counts on a quarterly basis. Top producing counties also listed. • Quarterly Revenue Review. Published after each quarter to compare the IFO’s revenue estimates to actual revenues. Published

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of wells subject to the fee and their vintage. • Quarterly Natural Gas Production Report. Provides unconventional production volumes and well counts on a quarterly basis. Top producing counties also listed. • Quarterly Revenue Review. Published after each quarter to compare the IFO’s revenue estimates to actual revenues. Published

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Estimated impact: -$3.8 million. 2017 2018 2019 2020 Total Distributions 1 $209,557 $251,831 $200,365 $144,850 Counties, Municipalities and HARE Fund 114,784 140,060 109,180 75,872 Marcellus Legacy Fund 76,523 93,373 72 10,377 20 $144.1 Prior Years 2 41 -- -- -- 0.8 Total 10,418 20 -- -- $144.9 Table 2: Well Count and Estimated Collections for 2020 Sources: Department of Environmental Protection, Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission. 1 Number of years a well

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2013-08 Monthly Economic Summary.pdf

domestic product (GDP) is one of the most closely followed economic indicators because it provides insight as to whether a country is in a period of expansion or recession. Gross domestic product is a measure of total final output and is calculated by summing a country’s investment, private consumption, government spending and net exports (exports minus imports). Despite the wide use of GDP, the measure

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TC_2021_Resource_Enhancement_and_Protection.pdf

the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) con- ducts the Census of Agriculture, a complete count of U.S. farms and ranches and the individuals who operate them. The NASS publishes data on agricultural production and 2012, due to robust grain prices generated by high international demand but low supply (due to significant droughts in other countries) during that period. In more recent years, that trend slowed as markets partially returned to historical levels. Table 3.1

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annually. The costs are nominal to both agencies. Historical Data To date, DEP has designated approximately 180 SIAs in 41 counties across Pennsylvania. 9 Although every KSDZ must be an SIA, not all SIAs meet the criteria for designation as a referred to as value added). The GDP impact is smaller than net output or spending because it does not double count sales that occur in the supply chain; it only reflects the value of goods and services purchased by final consumers

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Revenue-Estimate-2019-05.pdf

million) provide federal funds for programs that promote self-sufficiency, dis- courage substance abuse and provide shelters to counter domestic violence. Child services grants ($1.1 billion) reimburse counties for various programs that provide services to eligible children. Administration grants ($451 million) provide for the reimbursement of administrative costs and funding

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for illustrative purposes only, and do not imply 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 ifo.state.pa.us. Office Website: www.ifo.state.pa.us. 2014-15 2019-20 State $56.8 $66.4 County 1.3 1.3 Municipal 8.3 8.7 Total 66.4 76.4 Per Capita 5,193 5,970

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RB_2021_01_Economic_Impact_of_Federal_Stimulus.pdf

to individuals during the COVID-19 pandemic. In general, the funding came in four tranches: 1) Spring 2020 Legislation To counter economic distress caused by the initial COVID-19 wave and resulting mitigation efforts, Congress enacted three pieces of legislation. These from COVID-19 Stimulus Payments,” (February 2021), https://www.chicagofed.org/publications/working-papers/2020/2020-15. 7 These computations count employee pension contributions and Social Security taxes as savings. Independent Fiscal Office Page 7 federal stimulus across the four income

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RB-2019-01.pdf

Revenues and Distributions 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 Total Revenues $223,500 $187,712 $173,259 $209,557 $246,970 Counties, Municipalities and HARE Fund 1 123,300 101,800 93,070 114,784 137,232 Marcellus Legacy Fund 82,200 comparisons, represents the average tax burden of a single well across all years of its productive life. Table 2: Well Count and Estimated Collections for 2018 Operating Number of Number of Number of Wells Fee Estimated Year Wells 1 Exempt Wells

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Presentation_PASBO_Annual_Conference_3-8-2018.pdf

survey results to inform its estimates of homestead property. Recent constitutional amendment may result in legislative proposals. Data collected from county assessment offices with help from the County Commissioners Association. Counties providing data comprised approximately 81% of real estate market value (2016). Computations for missing or incomplete entries

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Presentation-2018-11-19-CCAP.pdf

November 19, 2018 PA Fiscal Update and Outlook County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania November 19, 2018 1 Three Quick Updates  Demographic projections and outlook (3 slides)  Job rate over the time period. Source: Historical data from U.S. Census Bureau. Forecast by IFO. November 19, 2018 4 County Population Growth: 2010-17 Annual Average Population Growth Rate Age Philly Allegheny Erie Cumberland Bradford Under 20 -0.4% -0

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Presentation-2018-08-PA-State-Association-Boroughs.pdf

and U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. August.08.2018 22 Population Growth: 2010-17 Avg. Annual Population Growth by County Age Philly Allegheny Cumberland Bradford State Under 20 -0.4% -0.7% 0.5% -1.1% -0.8% 20 to 8% -0.4% 0.1% Note: Age breakdown is not available for municipalities based on single year. Only available at county level. Rates are average rates from 2010 to 2017. Source: U.S. Census Bureau. August.08.2018 23 Non-Taxable

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PBB_Board_Hearing_Sept_28_2021.pdf

career development and recruitment Department of Human Services ▪ Activity 2 (CCW), Activity 7 (Community ID/Autism Programs) and Activity 11 (County MH Programs): Staff turnover and average wages for contracted or third-party direct care workers that provide care to individuals implies credit “breaks even” or is self-financed ▪ New state tax revenues attributable to tax credit = tax credit paid ▪ Only count new economic activity induced by the credit ▪ Credit must be the decisive factor in the location decision ▪ Excludes other benefits

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Official-Revenue-Estimate-2019-06.pdf

grants ($938 million) provide funds for programs that promote self-sufficiency, discourage substance abuse and provide shelters to counter domestic violence. Child services grants ($1.2 billion) reimburse counties for various programs that provide services to eligible children. Administration grants ($451 million) provide for the reimbursement of administrative costs and funding

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1 billion) provides funds for programs that promote self-suffi- ciency, discourage substance abuse and provide shelters to counter domestic violence. Child services grants ($1.1 billion) reimburse counties for various programs that provide services to eligible children. Administration grants ($489 million) provide for the reim- bursement of administrative costs and

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Newsstand_February_2020.pdf

lantern- fly inflicts $50 million in damages per year in Pennsylvania. The spotted lanternfly is currently confined to four- teen counties in the eastern and central regions of the state. If the spotted lanternfly were to spread across the state, the targeted to seniors. Pennsylvania is one of three states (Illinois and Mississippi) that exempt all private and public retirement ac- counts from income tax. The report estimates this tax break is worth $1.5 billion for Pennsylvania seniors. In Pennsylvania, seniors

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MRU-2020-05.pdf

efforts related to COVID-19. MV collections began to improve toward the end of the month, as dealerships in designated counties started to reopen. FYTD SUT collections are $670.9 million (-6.4 percent) below estimate, with $135 million of the respectively). The RTT shortfall is related to reduced economic activity and the INH shortfall is attributed to the closure of county courthouses. The INH shortfall is expected to be recouped in the current fiscal year. Monthly Revenue Update May 2020 FY

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to 25 percent of the retail price charged to the consumer. The act also allows Philadelphia and Allegheny County to continue to levy local alcoholic beverage taxes. This pro- vision applies to sales after September 30, 2019. Prior Law The Sales Act 13) The act allows the designation of Keystone Opportunity Expansion Zones in Cambria, Clearfield and Lancas- ter counties. This provision is effective July 1, 2019. Prior Law The act previously allowed DCED to create 12 expansion zones. Fiscal Analysis The

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Monthly_Economic_Update_January_2021.pdf

of the annual traffic reduction. Commercial vehicle trips fell 3.5% (844,000 vehicle entries) from the prior year. Traffic counts in April showed the largest recent year-over-year decline for both passenger vehicles (-69.6%) and commercial vehicles (-25 S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. 11. Source: Federal Housing Finance Agency. 7. Year-over-year growth rate of monthly traffic counts based on entry data. Source: Pennsylvania Turnpike. 4. Annual change in average price level for U.S. and PA-NJ-

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1 billion) provides funds for programs that promote self-suffi- ciency, discourage substance abuse and provide shelters to counter domestic violence. Child services grants ($1.0 billion) reimburse counties for various programs that provide services to eligible children. Administration grants ($487 million) provide for the reim- bursement of administrative costs and

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IFO_Hearing_8-30-2017.pdf

of wells subject to the fee and their vintage. • Quarterly Natural Gas Production Report. Provides unconventional production volumes and well counts on a quarterly basis. Top producing counties also listed. • Quarterly Revenue Review. Published after each quarter to compare the IFO’s revenue estimates to actual revenues. Published

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House Appropriation Response Letter 2-28-2020.pdf

of the IFO reviewed wage contracts by department. Please see the attached table. Representative Brown requested property tax burden by county. This project has been undertaken by the IFO as a Research Brief and will be released as a stand-alone 4 Notes: ESTIMATED IMPACT OF COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENTS 1 1 Bargaining Units included are the following: American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), Association of Liquor Enforcement Officers (ALES), Correctional Institution Vocational Education Association (CIVEA), Federation of State Cultural

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Five_Year_Outlook_2020_Presentation_Final.pdf

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 44 Mental Health 55 28 26 26 28 PSERS Contribution 114 164 150 143 for DHS, PSP, DCJ, DOH Enhanced FMAP $2,070 assumed to end 2021 Q2 DHS cost shifts $555 managed care, county child welfare REHP reduction ~$90 contributions for retiree healthcare Note: Millions of dollars. General Fund Financial Statement January 21, 2021

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EPLC-2-19-21.pdf

for DHS, PSP, DCJ, DOH Enhanced FMAP $2,070 assumed to end 2021 Q2 DHS cost shifts $555 managed care, county child welfare REHP reduction ~$90 contributions for retiree healthcare Note: Millions of dollars. Primary Cost Drivers: Annual Change in Spending 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 44 Mental Health 55 28 26 26 28 PSERS Contribution 114 164 150 143

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CNIT-Rate-Cut-2018-04.pdf

shifting. At the national level, a large volume of research finds that multinational firms shift substantial profits to low tax countries (referred to as tax havens) through transfer pricing and other mechanisms. 17 Similar behavior occurs for firms subject to the that a large body of research finds that the corporate tax base is quite sensitive to tax rate differences across countries. IFO | APRIL 2018 16 For multistate corporations, most shareholders likely live out of state. It is likely that a material

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Boyd PA IFO November 2016.pdf

environment became more difficult, public pension plans maintained earnings assumptions and increased investment risk. Private plans and plans in other countries reduced earnings assumptions. •Incentives & institutions encourage risk taking. Lowering earnings assumptions would require large contribution increases. •Risk to taxpayers & stakeholders contributions using earnings assumption based on plan portfolio rather than market rates (unlike U.S. private plans, generally unlike other countries). Higher earnings assumption: •Keeps contributions lower in the short run, attractive of course •Keeps reported liabilities lower, also attractive •Riskier

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2013-07 Monthly Economic Summary.pdf

industry. 3 This month Pennsylvania opened its 12 th casino, the Lady Luck Casino at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort in Fayette County. Pennsylvania now has the same number of casinos as neighboring New Jersey. In addition, the Pennsylvania Gam- ing Control Board may, in the near future, award a license for a second Philadelphia County casino. The impact of these additional casinos on Pennsylvania gaming revenue, and on New Jersey’s struggling industry, is unclear

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2013-06 Monthly Economic Summary - FINAL.pdf

Department of Energy commissioned two studies on the economic impacts of further liquefying and exporting natural gas by ship to countries that are not signatories of free-trade agree- ments with the U.S. (e.g., China, India and Japan). The led the Obama Admin- istration to approve permits for companies to construct facilities and export LNG to non-free-trade countries. Two facilities have already been approved in Louisiana and Texas, and another has been proposed on the Ches- apeake Bay

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for the third quarter of 2021 uses data collected by the PA Department of Environmental Protection to develop statewide and county-level tabulations of production volume and well counts. Tags: gas , production Full Report Economic Outlook and Property Tax Update November 16, 2021 | News Stand & Other Analyst Jesse Bushman made a presentation

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regional planning commissions under the definition of "municipality." Regional planning commissions would qualify if they are not part of a county government, have a separate pension system for employees and have employees that are not county ... read more HB 811 Summary • Membership Provisions • Retirement Eligibility 1778 Cox Amends the State Employees' Retirement Code (Title 71) to

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Pensions

seq . • Act of December 6, 1972, P.L. 1383, No. 293, as amended, 53 P.S. § 730.1, et seq. • County Pension Law, Act of August 31, 1971, P.L. 398, No. 96, as amended, 16 P.S. § 11651, et seq. • Second Class County Code, Act of July 28, 1953, P.L. 723, art. XVII, § 1701, et seq., as amended, 16 P.S. § 4701

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House Bill House Resolution Senate Bill Senate Resolution Bill # Printer # Keyword Sponsor System Act 600 Police Pension Plans Act 96 County Systems All Municipal Systems All Systems Allegheny County Borough & Township Fire City - Fire City - Nonuniformed City - Police Miscellaneous Penna. Municipal Retirement System Philadelphia City Pittsburgh City Public School

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TC_2021_Video_Game_Production.pdf

program the amount indicates the combined cap and not the cap for the individual video game production component. 2 Select counties offer specific grant or rebate programs. Source: Various state websites. Table 3.1 Video Game Production Incentives Across the States

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TC_2021_Neighborhood_Assistance_Program.pdf

from the NAP Tax Credit. The GDP impact is smaller than total output or spending because it does not double count sales that occur in the supply chain. Line 11 IMPLAN applies an earnings multiplier to the new Pennsylvania spending that

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TC_2020_Mobile Telecommunications Broadband Investment Tax Credit.pdf

capital cost of qualified broadband equipment. The percentage is determined based on the level of development in the county in which the equipment is placed. The annual credit may be taken for ten years, but the total amount of credits taken

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TC_2019_Historic_Preservation_Tax_Credit_Report.pdf

10 years. 21  For Virginia, full repayment occurred in 9 years if only state tax revenues are counted, but declined to 5 years if local tax revenues are also included. 22  For Alabama, full repayment occurred in roughly 5

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Select Committee Oct 1 2012 FINAL.pdf

housing prices respond. Gains to local units too from Realty Transfer and remaining property tax.  Sales Tax to Allegheny County and Philadelphia from base expansion ($100-$200 million).  Corporate Net Income ($30-$40 million).  Not included in revenue

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Revenue_Estimate_2021_05.pdf

business income and capital income. Wage income includes the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis' Resident Adjustment. PPP loans are counted as personal income in the National Income and Product Accounts and are included as income above. Only amounts to pass-

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Revenue-Update-2020-04.pdf

reflects up to 45 percent of funds allocated to states ($2.2 billion) for eligible large local governments (cities and counties with populations that exceed 500,000) and includes nearly $1.0 billion in grants administered by the Federal Transit Administration

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Response_Letter_9_23_2019.pdf

any consistent effect of state income tax breaks on elderly interstate migration.” See Conway, Karen Smith and Jonathan Rork, “No Country for Old Men (or Women) – Do State Tax Policies Drive Away the Elderly?” National Tax Journal, Vol. 65, No. 2

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Response-Letter-05-13-2019.pdf

8.0% respectively. The new rates for Philadelphia would be 9.0% or 10.0%. The new rates for Allegheny county would be 8.0% or 9.0%. Estimates assume that all transfers from SUT are adjusted to a revenue neutral

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RB_2021_11_Economic_Development_Incentives.pdf

5 million) remained constant from FY 2019-20. Funded projects support economic development and tourism programs in Philadelphia and Allegheny counties • The Commonwealth Finance Authority (CFA) administers the Business in Our Sites program, awarding grants and loans for non-residential or

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annually were reduced beginning in FY 2019-20. Funded projects support economic development and tourism programs in Philadelphia and Allegheny county.  The Commonwealth Finance Authority (CFA) administers the Business in Our Sites program, awarding grants and loans for non-residential

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QRR_2015Q4.pdf

by $4 million for the quarter and $20 million for the fiscal year. News reports indicated that some counties may have withheld funds during the budget impasse. If this occurred, the reported results understate the strength in this category. Table 2

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and SB 76 – Property Tax Reform. • Medicaid Expansion. • Film Tax Credits. • Taxation of Natural Gas in Pennsylvania. • Consolidation of York County School Districts. Other Products and Releases 12.Feb.2015 4 Revenues and Deficits Budget Timelines Year-to-Date Performance Revisions

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is from the Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Selected Age Groups by Sex for the Unites States, States, Counties, and Puerto Rico Commonwealth and Municipios: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012. Computations were done by the Independent Fiscal

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Presentation_2016-06-08_GPNP_Budget_Outlook.pdf

900 million in FY 2014‐15).  Additional short‐term measures were adopted for use in FY 2015‐16. • Deferred county child welfare and school social security payments ($260 million) and refinanced reimbursements for school construction ($300 million). • Shifted funding for

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Presentation-2018-06-PASBO.pdf

as a baseline. Estimates informed by detailed data from the American Community Survey Public Use Microdata Sample (PUMS).  35 county groupings. Analyzed the distribution of home values for each grouping.  School property tax collections arrayed into deciles assuming collections

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Pennsylvania_Aging_Presentation.pdf

0.9% Cash Contributions 6.0% 5.1% -0.9% Clothing 3.3% 2.9% -0.4% Note: Pension contributions counted as savings. Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Consumer Expenditure Survey, northeast region. May 24, 2017 15 Senior Housing

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PBB_Board_Hearing_Apr_28_2021.pdf

rank 20 th (1 st is best) Most veteran benefits are from federal government ▪ Veteran Trust Fund Grants go to counties ($150k in FY 19-20) and non-profit organizations ($650k in FY 19-20) to assist veterans receive benefits they

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PA_Economy_League_Presentation.pdf

business taxes (mercantile or business privilege). Other variations.  Some local option proposals have included local personal income taxes or county-level sales taxes.  Homestead exclusions could be used instead of or in addition to millage reductions. 19.May.2017

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Newsstand_2019_March.pdf

price index (CPI) data for the PA-NJ- DE-MD statistical area, which includes Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties. On a year-over-year basis, the CPI-U increased 1.5%, led by gains in medical care (3.9%

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2%). Pennsylvania college en- rollment declined by 16,853 students (-2.6%), which was the fourth largest decline in the country. Private Racetrack Industry Employs 30,000 On June 7, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released establishment and employment statistics for

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New Data Show Strong PA Labor Market On May 23, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released state and county employment data for the fourth quarter of 2017. These administrative data provide the final benchmark upon which all published state

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NCSL_PA_IFO_11_15_21.pdf

a three-month period, from October-December 2020. Provides $130.2 billion to Local Governments: o $65.1 billion for counties. o $45.6 billion for metropolitan cities. o $19.5 billion for towns with fewer than 50,000 people. Provides

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NAP-2018-03.pdf

These multipliers are consistent with the common approach used by other studies on similar topics. However, total output multipliers double count certain sales transactions because they include “intermediate” purchases that are also reflected in final sales. In order to derive the

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MTR-2019-05.pdf

fiscal year-to-date (FYTD). The monthly outcome was the result of strong collections in sales and use tax (SUT) countered by weaker than expected collections in personal income tax (PIT). SUT collections surpassed the monthly forecast by $56.2 million

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overdoses in 2015, compared to 652 in 2010. In July, the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) released more recent statistics using county-level data that suggest a substantial increase in the Pennsylvania opioid overdose death rate for 2016. 1 The DEA report

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MTR-2017-07.pdf

as net earnings (3.0%) offset the lower growth of dividends, interest and rent income (2.5%). Relative to the country, Pennsylvania’s average annual personal income growth has kept pace with the U.S. average (2.9%). Most states surrounding

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MTR-2016-11.pdf

built up an inventory of wells, they can manage production levels by increasing or decreasing output from existing wells. Quarterly counts of newly-drilled wells (grey columns) suggest the utilization of well inventory to increase production. Moreover, improvements in technology have

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MTR-2015-11.pdf

Exports Reach $40 Billion in 2015 Preliminary data for 2015 suggest that the dollar value of Pennsylvania exports to other countries will increase to $39.9 billion, an average growth rate of 6.0% per annum from 2005 ($22.3 billion

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requirements will increase steadily each year through 2019, and may foreshadow further industry consolidation. PeɈɈɍɓɆɐaɈia BaɈɅiɈg IɈdɏɍɎɌɓ 2006 2010 2014 Count of Banks Active Banks, Annual 285 257 231 Acquired or Closed Since 2006 n.a. 61 85 Market Size Deposits

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MRU-2020-3.pdf

Revenue Update March 2020 Realty transfer (RTT) and inheritance (INH) tax collections performed well in March, despite the closure of county courthouses and stay-at-home advisories. RTT was only $3.3 million below estimate for the month, while INH exceeded

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MRU-2020-07.pdf

2 percent). Some portion of this increase was likely the result of delayed payments related to the extended closure of county courthouses last fiscal year. July realty transfer tax (RTT) collections of $17.9 million were $3.2 million below the

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MRU-2020-06.pdf

reduced economic activity and the INH shortfall is the result of delayed payment due dates related to the closure of county courthouses. FY 2019-20 RTT collections fell short of estimate by $54.8 million and INH tax collections exceeded estimate

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MRU-2020-04.pdf

due to COVID-19 and the INH shortfall is attributable to processing delays as the result of the closure of county courthouses. The INH shortfall is expected to be recouped in the current fiscal year. Monthly Revenue Update April 2020 FY

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MQRE-FY20-21-Aug.pdf

death certificates to $85,000 annually. Any death certificates issued during the COVID-19 disaster declaration do not count towards the cap. This provision is effective July 1, 2020. Prior Law The cap on the amount that local registrars may keep

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S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. 11. Source: Federal Housing Finance Agency. 7. Year-over-year growth rate of monthly traffic counts based on entry data. Source: Pennsylvania Turnpike. CreationDate: 2021-09-16 17:36:25 Creator: Microsoft® Publisher for Microsoft 365

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S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. 11. Source: Federal Housing Finance Agency. 7. Year-over-year growth rate of monthly traffic counts based on entry data. Source: Pennsylvania Turnpike. 4. Annual change in average price level for U.S. and PA-NJ-

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S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. 11. Source: Federal Housing Finance Agency. 7. Year-over-year growth rate of monthly traffic counts based on entry data. Source: Pennsylvania Turnpike. 4. Annual change in average price level for U.S. and PA-NJ-

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Monthly_Economic_Update_May_2021.pdf

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S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. 11. Source: Federal Housing Finance Agency. 7. Year-over-year growth rate of monthly traffic counts based on entry data. Source: Pennsylvania Turnpike. 4. Annual change in average price level for U.S. and PA-NJ-

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S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. 11. Source: Federal Housing Finance Agency. 7. Year-over-year growth rate of monthly traffic counts based on entry data. Source: Pennsylvania Turnpike. CreationDate: 2021-07-14 14:45:35 Creator: Microsoft® Publisher for Microsoft 365

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Monthly_Economic_Update_August_2021.pdf

S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. 11. Source: Federal Housing Finance Agency. 7. Year-over-year growth rate of monthly traffic counts based on entry data. Source: Pennsylvania Turnpike. 4. Annual change in average price level for U.S. and PA-NJ-

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Monthly_Economic_Update_April_2021_Indicators.pdf

S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. 11. Source: Federal Housing Finance Agency. 7. Year-over-year growth rate of monthly traffic counts based on entry data. Source: Pennsylvania Turnpike. CreationDate: 2021-04-28 15:07:47 Creator: Microsoft® Publisher for Microsoft 365

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MGMT Nonrepresented Wage Contract.pdf

with the new collective bargaining agreements. For the purpose of this analysis, the IFO applied the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) ratified contract to all full-time, permanent employees classified as management (except Department of Corrections) or

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gasoline price of $2.70 per gallon for the nation in 2018. 2 In an alternative scenario, higher demand from countries such as China and lower output from coun‐ tries such as Saudi Arabia could result in higher oil and gasoline

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2, 2015.) Analysts attribute the decline to weak global de- mand and excess production from the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, as well as domestic pro- ducers. The only time gasoline prices fell by a similar magnitude during a six-month

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MER-2014-12.pdf

excess supply and lower crude oil prices. Despite these low prices, certain members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) recently announced that they will maintain current levels of oil production in an effort to preserve their share of

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MER-2013-11.pdf

has re- ceived attention recently due to the possibility that Shell Chemical might invest in an ethane cracker in Beaver County. Ethane, a common component of the wet natural gas found in southwest Pennsylva- nia, can be converted into ethylene by

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June_Revenue_Estimate_2021.pdf

business income and capital income. Wage income includes the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis' Resident Adjustment. PPP loans are counted as personal income in the National Income and Product Accounts and are included as income above. Only amounts to pass-

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Five_Year_Outlook_Presentation_2021.pdf

All Medical Assistance $670 $222 $262 $306 $331 4.2% Long-Term Living 694 201 239 278 302 4.6 County Child Welfare 67 45 46 46 46 3.1 Intellectual Disability 228 82 84 86 89 3.3 Basic-Special

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EPLC Feb 2020 FINAL.pdf

0 iGaming Tax (34%/14%) -- -- -- -- $6.2 Note: Millions of dollars. Sports Wagering and iGaming excludes local share assessments or county grants (13% for iGaming slots). State and Local Tax Burden Ratios February 28, 2020 14 PA U.S. Avg Difference

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Electricity_Update_Sep_2021.pdf

According to data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), Pennsylvania is the top exporter of electricity in the country by a significant margin. Table 1 shows net electricity generation by fuel source, total electricity consumption and net exports for

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2019) 3 Natural Gas Royalties Increase in 2017 (September 2019) Natural Gas Production Report, 2019 Q3 (December 2019) Special Reports County Income Patterns (August 2019) Senior Spending and Tax Revenues (September 2019) Minimum Wage Increase Estimates (October 2019) Redevelopment Assistance Capital

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IFO Analysis FY 2019-20 FY 2020-21 FY 2021-22 FY 2022-23 Total AFSCME American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees 7/1/2019 6/30/2023 8/12/2019 $71.3 $159.4 $254.9 $341.7

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2013-10 Monthly Economic Summary.pdf

an increase of nearly 500 percent. 4 The new drilling activity also generates impact fee reve- nues for Pennsylvania municipalities, counties, conser- vation districts and certain state agencies. The impact fee was enacted by Act 13 of 2012. 3 The structure

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2013-05_Monthly_Economic_Summary.pdf

in the labor force who work and have looked for a job sometime in the prior year, but were not counted as unemployed because they had not searched for work in the 4 weeks preceding the survey. Discour- aged workers are

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Pensions

bill's divestiture provisions from the Commonwealth's General Fund. Reinvestment in Iran and Sudan would be permitted if the countries do not appear on the List of State Sponsors of Terrorism, or the President or Congress declares that the mandatory

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