2024 Legislation

Breaking News: Coup in JFAC

During this morning’s meeting of the Joint Finance-Appropriations Committee (JFAC), establishment Republicans teamed up with Democrats to submit new budgets that included both the maintenance portion and the new line item increases.

As you recall, this year JFAC split agency budgets into a maintenance portion — basically what they needed last year to keep the lights on and the doors open — and new line item increases, as requested by the governor. This would allow the Legislature to fulfill its constitutional duty to fund the government while allowing debate on the increases. Read more.

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