Tag: Ways & Means


It’s Negotiation Time!

We are now at that point in session when all of the budget proposals have been released and passed by their respective chambers. Now is the time for the real negotiation to begin. Conference Committees As with any bill, when the two houses cannot agree on what the bill should say, the bill will go to a conference committee. Members from

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Revenue Forecast Up But Taxes Still Needed

The March Economic and Revenue Forecast was released on Wednesday, March 20. The first draft of the budgets usually immediately follow, and all rumors point to a release of the House version of the operating budget as early as Monday, March 25th. The forecast is largely good news. The Near General Fund-State (Near GF-S) forecast for the 2017-2019 biennium has

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