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Short-term budget deal status

<p style=”text-align: left;”>When it became clear the spring legislative session would conclude without a balanced budget deal for the next fiscal year, Senate and House

School funding: the driving force behind the stopgap plan

<p><span style=”font-family: Arial; font-size: 13px;”> </span></p> <p><span style=”font-family: Arial; font-size: 13px;”>With no state budget in place, public schools won&rsquo;t receive any state funding unless lawmakers

Short-term budget deal status

<p><span style=”font-family: Arial; font-size: 13px;”> </span></p> <p><span class=”headline” style=”font-family: Arial; font-size: 13px;”>When it became clear the spring legislative session would conclude without a balanced budget

Undeterred and Hopeful

<p>It was unfortunate that the Republican initiatives were not considered in the last days of the scheduled session. While it&rsquo;s disappointing the General Assembly failed

Republican Leadership – Education Funding

<p>To ensure schools can open in the fall, Senate Republicans introduced Senate Bill 3434, which would provide a full-year funding for elementary and secondary schools,

Realistic State Budget

<p>Despite tentative optimism heading into the weekend before the scheduled May 31 legislative adjournment that a compromise could be reached on a balanced state budget

Last Minute Shenanigans

<p>In the final hours of the scheduled spring session, the Senate considered a wildly unbalanced and bloated state budget approved by House Democrats a week

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