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pdfPennsylvania Receives $145.9 Billion in Federal Funds, 5th highest in Nation hide

Pennsylvania received $145.9 billion in federal funding in 2010 according to the recently released Consolidated Federal Funds Report for Fiscal Year 2010. The Commonwealth’s share of funding represents 4.5 percent of the $3.3 trillion spent by the federal government and ranks 5th among the states.


published: 10/7/2011 | tags: Economy , Government , Research Briefs

pdfPennsylvania Receives $103.3 Billion in Federal Funds, 5th Highest in Nation hide

Pennsylvania received $103.3 billion dollars in federal funding in 2006 according to the recently released Consolidated Federal Funds Report for Fiscal Year 2006. The commonwealth’s share of funding represents 4.2 percent of the $2.5 trillion spent by the federal government and ranks 5th among the states.


published: 5/1/2008 | tags: Government , Research Briefs

pdfPennsylvania Tax Revenues Increased Seven Percent in 2005 hide

Tax collections in Pennsylvania totaled $27.3 billion in 2005, an increase of $1.9 billion or 7.6 percent over 2004, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2005 Annual Survey of State Government Tax Collections. Since 2000, tax revenue in Pennsylvania has risen $4.8 billion, or 21.3 percent. Pennsylvanians paid an average of $2,193.32 to the state in 2005, slightly above the national average ($2,192.27) and a per capita increase of $148.23 from the previous year. The commonwealth ranks 17th nationally in per capita tax revenue growth since 2000 (+$363.92 per resident), but just 30th in per capita increase last year. Total tax revenue for all states grew 9.7 percent between 2004 and 2005, and since 2000, revenue has grown by 20.2 percent.


published: 4/6/2006 | tags: Government , Research Briefs

pdfPennsylvania Spent More Than $4,000 per Resident in 2004 hide

Pennsylvania spent $4,627.54 per resident in 2004, 26th in the nation,according to newly released data from the 2004 Annual Survey of Government Finances. Alaska led the nation with per capita expenditures of $12,293.68, and state government per capita spending averaged $4,797.08. The commonwealth ranked 6th nationally in both total revenue ($69.2 billion) and expenditures ($57.4 billion).


published: 2/9/2006 | tags: Government , Research Briefs

pdfPennsylvania Receives $94.9 Billion in Federal Funds, 5th Highest in Nation hide

Pennsylvania received $94.9 billion dollars in federal funding in 2004 according to the recently released Consolidated Federal Funds Report for Fiscal Year 2004. The commonwealth’s share of funding represents 4.4 percent of the $2.2 trillion spent by the federal government and ranks 5th among the states.


published: 1/5/2006 | tags: Government , Research Briefs

pdfPennsylvania Receives $90 Billion in Government Outlays, 5th Highest in Nation hide

The Pennsylvania State Data Center at Penn State Harrisburg reports that of the $2.1 trillion spent by the federal government in 2003, $90 billion was directed to Pennsylvania, or 4.4 percent of the federal total. This data is from two reports released by the U.S. Census Bureau. The Consolidated Federal Funds Report for Fiscal Year 2003 (State and County Areas) covers benefits, subsidies, grants, goods and services and salaries and wages. A companion report, Federal Aid to States for Fiscal Year 2003, contains federal agency and program-level data on grants to state and local governments.


published: 10/12/2004 | tags: Government , Research Briefs

pdfPennsylvania Ranks 5th in Federal Domestic Spending in 2002 hide

The federal government spent $1.9 trillion in the states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and other outlying areas during 2002, according to reports released on June 4, 2003, by the U.S. Census Bureau. Consolidated Federal Funds Report for Fiscal Year 2002 (State and County Areas) covers benefits, subsidies, grants, goods and services, and salaries and wages. The largest item excluded from this report is interest paid on the federal debt. The companion report, Federal Aid to States for Fiscal Year 2002 contains federal agency and program-level data on grants to state and local governments.


published: 7/3/2003 | tags: Government , Research Briefs

pdfPennsylvania Spends $47.7 Billion in 2000, Ranks 4th in Nation hide

The Pennsylvania State Data Center at Penn State Harrisburg reports that the U. S. Census Bureau’s 2000 Annual Survey of State Government Finances indicates that Pennsylvania state government spent $47.7 billion in fiscal year 2000. This represents a 7.8 percent increase from 1999 when Pennsylvania spent $44.2 billion. In both 2000 and 1999, Pennsylvania ranked fourth in the nation in government spending.


published: 6/28/2002 | tags: Government , Research Briefs

pdfTotal Federal Funding to Pennsylvania Increased 6.1 Percent for 2000 hide

The Pennsylvania State Data Center at Penn State Harrisburg reports that federal funding in Pennsylvania in 2000 was $73.7 billion representing an increase of 6.1 percent from 1999. Federal funding to Pennsylvania in 1999 was $69.4 billion. Pennsylvania ranks 5th in the nation in total federal funds received and 18th in the nation in federal funds received on a per-capita basis.


published: 8/30/2001 | tags: Government , Research Briefs

PA Stats

WEBBirth and Death Certificates hide

The PaSDC does not have any information about birth or death certificates. You must contact the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Division of Vital Records. They can be contacted at (724) 656-3100, or at the link above.


published: 4/7/2011 | tags: Government , PA Stats

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