Tuesday, February 21, 2012

House releases budget

House Ways and Means budget writers released the "first draft" of the 2012 supplemental operating budget, PSHB 2127.

Action Alert: Tell legislators - no cuts to schools; keep kids healthy and safe
  • No additional cuts to basic education
  • $400 million "delay" in school payments and levy equalization payments
  • Some cuts to education reform programs, mostly to reductions in bonuses for National Board Certification
  • $222.4 million in reductions in health care and human service programs
Press conference (including powerpoint)
TVW blog
Striking amendment
Agency detail

The Senate is expected to release its budget in Thursday.
- Ramona Hattendorf, government relations coordinator

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