• May 25 2018

Senate Budget Debate Analysis

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The Senate has concluded its FY 2019 budget debate. Over three days, the Senate considered 1,196 amendments, adding $75.5 million in new spending and 125 policy sections to the original Senate Ways and Means (SWM) proposal. The final Senate budget includes $46.02 million in total spending, $21.6 less than the final House budget. The House and Senate spending plans will now be reconciled through a conference committee over the next month.