Public hearing on addenda to the Performance-Based Budget Plans for the Department of Transportation, Department of Human Services, Department of Military & Veterans Affairs and Pennsylvania State Police; and review of the Keystone Special Development Zone Tax Credit for the Department of Revenue and Department of Community & Economic Development

Performance-Based Budget Board

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 | 10:00 a.m.

House Majority Caucus Room (140 Main Capitol)


Public hearing on addenda to the Performance-Based Budget Plans for the Department of Transportation, Department of Human Services, Department of Military & Veterans Affairs and Pennsylvania State Police; and review of the Keystone Special Development Zone Tax Credit for the Department of Revenue and Department of Community & Economic Development

10:00 AM – Call to Order/Opening Remarks/Recognition of Board Designees
Representative George Dunbar, PBB Chairman Designee

10:05 AM – Addendum Review for Year 3 Agencies

  • Pennsylvania State Police
  • Department of Military and Veterans Affairs
  • Department of Transportation
  • Department of Human Services

Independent Fiscal Office:
Matt Knittel, Director
Brenda Warburton, Deputy Director

Pennsylvania State Police:
Major Kristal Turner-Childs, Acting Deputy Commissioner of Staff
Lt. Laura Klinger, Director, Policy and Program Services Division, Bureau of Research and Development
Ms. Miriam Millan-Heffner, Assistant Director, Fiscal Division, Bureau of Staff Services

Department of Military and Veterans Affairs:
Marc Ferraro, Executive Deputy Secretary
Brigadier General Michael J. Regan, Jr., Deputy Adjutant General – Air
Col. Laura A. McHugh, Deputy Adjutant General – Army
Brigadier General (PA) Maureen Weigl, Deputy Adjutant General – Veterans Affairs
Patricia Derry, Deputy for Administration
Steven Radulski, Director, Keystone State Challenge Academy
Lt. Col. Gilbert Durand, Director of the Policy, Planning & Legislative Affairs Office
Elizabeth Pettis, Chief Counsel

Department of Transportation:
Melissa J. Batula, P.E., Acting Executive Deputy Secretary
Michelle Jennings, Acting Deputy Secretary for Administration

Department of Human Services:
Meg Snead, Acting Secretary
Jon Rubin, Deputy Secretary, Office of Children, Youth and Families
Kristin Ahrens, Deputy Secretary, Office of Developmental Programs
Kristen Houser, Deputy Secretary, Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services
Chuck Tyrrell, Director, PeopleSTAT/Performance Management Office
Gloria Gilligan, Fiscal Management Director

10:30AM – Year 3 Tax Credit Review

  • Keystone Special Development Zone

Independent Fiscal Office:
Matt Knittel, Director
Stacey Knavel, Principal Revenue Analyst

Department of Revenue:
Amy Gill, Deputy Secretary of Tax Policy
Department of Community and Economic Development:
Carol Kilko, Deputy Secretary for Business Financing
Tara Santore, Program Manager for the Office of Business Financing
Brian Eckert, Director, Site Development

10:50 AM – Amended Tax Credit Schedule for Years 4 and 5

10:55 AM – Adjournment