• April 27 2018

House Budget Debate Analysis

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This week, the House deliberated on its fiscal year (FY) 2019 budget, taking four days to consider and dispose of 1,400 amendments. Upon completion, the House adopted more than 500 amendments, in whole or in part, which added $79.6 million in additional spending and 67 policy sections to the HWM budget for a total of $41.55 billion in line-item spending. This represents $158.5 million more than the Governor’s spending proposal.