February 24, 2015

Executive Releases 30 Day Budget Amendments


The 30 day amendments to the 2015 Executive Budget have been released and once again the Executive has provided us with little information. The amendments as put forth make technical changes to proposed language and do not provide any real information regarding a state aid package. There is again no state aid distribution language nor aid runs. Therefore, school districts are still left in the dark about how to develop their own budgets.

The point reinforced is that if the legislature fails to adopt the governor's proposed reforms, districts may receive no more aid than they did in 2014-15. This means at best a 0% increase, at worst a reduction.

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