Monthly Archives: March 2015

Budget Questions Addressed

OVERALL, DOES THIS REPUBLICAN BUDGET SPEND MORE OR LESSo THAN THE PREVIOUS (FY14-15) BUDGET? The budget proposed by House Finance spends $75 million more in general funds than the previous budget. General funds are those funds raised by state taxes. … Continue reading

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Budget Update

Today, the House Finance committee completed work on HB1 and HB2 including two additional amendments. These amendments seek to resolve two key issues: Restoring $19 million to education stabilization grant funding to towns and cities Restoring $34 million per year … Continue reading

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DOT Budget Issue

Why is the DOT Budget in a separate bill? The problems facing the Department of Transportation are unique and serious. Dealing with the DOT budget separately through HB357 will allow the House more opportunity to discuss and debate the issues, … Continue reading

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