House and Senate Appropriations Subcommittees began reporting the budget bills within their purview this week. Most notably, several House subcommittees chose to appropriate on a quarterly basis, instead of the traditional method of appropriating for the entire fiscal year. Chairs of those subcommittees stated this would allow for better oversight on appropriated funds. However, some have spoken out against this untraditional method, including State Budget Director Dave Massaron.
Items within the Senate budgets include:
Items within the House budgets include:
The budgets move forward to the full House and Senate Appropriations Committees for further consideration.
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