BUDGET UPDATE: Yesterday we were excited to announce a bi- partisan compromise budget agreement presented by the Governor and her staff.
It included things I have been in favor of such as an increase in the gross production tax and a teacher pay raise. By the afternoon, the Governor’s announced that was not the case and a Floor vote would not be happening. It is difficult to reach agreements when negotiations are only between Republican and Democrat, House and Senate Leadership and the Governor’s staff. My understanding is they are still negotiating and I will keep you updated. … See MoreSee Less