Long Bill awaits governor???s action; Governor???s mill levy freeze passes House and Senate; Demise of rainy day fund bill a defeat for fiscal responsibility; Budget Watch takes a summer break
This special issue of The Opportunity News is the Bell???s annual summary of wins and losses in the legislative session for bills related to opportunity.
The next governor and legislature should enact a strategy to increase the General Fund statutory reserve by at least one percentage point each year to create a rainy day fund of at least 10 percent of the state General Fund within six years.