October 8, 2020 Committee Releases Reports on PA Health and Human Services Hotlines and Financial Analysis of PA Game Commission

HARRISBURG – The Legislative, Budget, and Finance Committee (LBFC), chaired by State Senator Bob Mensch (R-24), has released reports on the current Pennsylvania Health and Human Services hotlines and their costs, and a financial analysis of Pennsylvania Game Commission (PGC) revenues and expenditures.

House Resolution 2019-507 (HR 2019-507) directed the Legislative Budget and Finance Committee (LBFC) to conduct a study analyzing the current Pennsylvania health and human services hotlines and their costs with regard to the following six Commonwealth of Pennsylvania state agencies and quasi-state agencies and one non-profit during FY 2016-17, FY 2017-18, and FY 2018-19:

  1. Pennsylvania Department of Aging (PDA)
  2. Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP)
  3. Pennsylvania Department of Health (DOH)
  4. Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS)
  5. Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA)
  6. Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC)
  7. Pennsylvania 211 (PA 211) – powered by United Way of Pennsylvania (UWP)

For more information, see below.

A Report on the Pennsylvania Health and Human Services Hotlines
Full Report
Report Highlights
Committee Presentation

Act 2019-07 directs the Legislative Budget and Finance Committee to prepare a financial analysis of Pennsylvania Game Commission (PGC) revenues and expenditures, including annual operating costs, investments, land purchases, and capital projects. PGC finances over the past five fiscal years (July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2019) were reviewed. For more information, see below.

Financial Analysis of the Pennsylvania Game Commission
Full Report
Report Highlights
Committee Presentation

Video of the hearing can be viewed here.

Additional reports can be found on the LBFC website at http://lbfc.legis.state.pa.us/.  Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any additional questions.

For more information on Senator Mensch’s legislation, visit www.senatormensch.com.  State updates can also be found on Senator Mensch’s Facebook at facebook.com/PASenatorBobMensch/ or Twitter @SenatorMensch.

CONTACT: Madison Scarfaro mscarfaro@pasen.gov  (215) 541-2388