The Governor has released his proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2014, including proposed local aid numbers. The local aid figures for the municipalities in Senator Brownsberger’s district, as proposed by the Governor, can be found in the chart below. Under the…
The Speaker and the Senate President issued an joint press release on the budget.
The final budget conference report is out and will be approved today. Here are some early observations.
How is the state doing financially? What can cities and towns expect from the state? In short, the answers are: Pretty well and cities and towns can expect continued moderate aid growth, but the outlook is uncertain and the state is likely to continue to neglect real needs.
We passed our budget today. It is notable for many things, including a heavy emphasis on local aid.
Below, please find the local aid numbers released in today’s Senate Ways and Means FY13 budget proposal. The Senate will debate the budget next week. Note that in addition to improving somewhat on the Chapter 70 and UGGA numbers, the…
The Senate Ways and Means budget is out. Get the SWM press release and links to budget details here.
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I’m glad the local aid is being increased, but I’m very concerned about the cuts being made to other services that need to be funded at a state level, like gang violence prevention. Mental health, the area in which I…
The House Ways and Means Committee has released its draft budget. The draft increases both General Government and Chapter 70 aid. If we are able to hold these increases on the Senate side, all of my communities will benefit.