The Budget End Game, Revenue Options to Fund Priorities


The General Assembly is in the final stages of negotiating the budget for Fiscal Year 2007‰”Ò08. The House of Representatives adopted the Governor‰’s proposed $27.3 billion spending plan on May 25, and on June 20 the Senate passed its version of the spending plan, reducing or eliminating funding for initiatives in health care, child nutrition, child care, education, and workforce development.