Notes from the Legislature

  • On Thurs­day, the Gen­er­al Assem­bly com­plet­ed their busi­ness and adjourned for the year.
  • Before adjourn­ing, the Sen­ate and House had to work to resolve their dif­fer­ences in the Edu­ca­tion Sav­ings Account leg­is­la­tion. You can read the amend­ed bill that ulti­mate­ly passed here.
  • Addi­tion­al­ly, the two cham­bers passed an agreed upon state bud­get which includes $71.3 mil­lion in teacher salary rais­es, $30 mil­lion in addi­tion­al funds for a school safe­ty ini­tia­tive to place resource offi­cers in schools, $39.4 mil­lion to ful­ly fund the Basic Edu­ca­tion Pro­gram, and $25 mil­lion the Governor’s Invest­ment in Vocal Edu­ca­tion ini­tia­tive to expand K-12 career and tech­ni­cal edu­ca­tion pro­grams.

You Might Also Like

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *