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Revenue Stabilization Amendment Released

March 6th, 2014

The amendment to the Revenue Stabilization Act was released late Thursday evening.  Click here to review this year's balanced budget proposal.

The $5 billion balanced budget for the next fiscal year passed the House by a vote of 90-8.

The House has also passed several bills allocating money from the $120 million expected surplus from the current fiscal year. 

Click here to review the proposals.

The bills devote $5 million to public school facilities for open enrollment charter schools.  Another $5 million will be directed to matching grants for broadband for public education.

Under the proposal, the Health Department will receive $2 million of the surplus for its Breast Care Program.  And close to $10 million will go to the Department of Correction for county jail reimbursements, compensation pay for employees, and operating expenses to open 200 additional beds.