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Driskill weighs in on budget session

District senator discusses funding issues and upcoming bills


January 23, 2020

There’s good news and bad news about the upcoming 2020 Legislative Session, says Senator Ogden Driskill. On the one hand, the state’s budget seems to be on track; on the other, there are funding disasters for education looming just the other side of the horizon.

“Our budget this year is pretty close to being balanced on the general fund side. The governor brought a budget that actually left a little bit of money on the table and Appropriations has actually left it with a little more on the table,” Driskill says of the overall budget.

“Barring disasters in our income – because we...

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