The Senate Finance Committee has published a comparative analysis of the House and Senate budget bills. The two documents are Download file“>here and Download file“>here. No guarantees as to their accuracy. A Senate Finance staff member said a more detailed analysis should be available in a few days.
(If you prefer, you can get the documents on the Committee’s web site.)
The two documents don’t always seem to agree with one another. For example, the table suggests the House bill adds $72 million to K-12 education, whereas the bullet-pointed analysis suggests the House is actually cutting K-12 education by $1 million.
Call your legislators with questions, concerns and most of all, YOUR OPINIONS. Find your legislator here. Below are the budget conferees:
BUDGET CONFERENCE COMMITTEE MEMBERS:
The Honorable John H. Chichester
The Honorable William C. Wampler, Jr.
The Honorable Charles J. Colgan
The Honorable Walter A. Stosch
The Honorable Vincent F. Callahan, Jr.
The Honorable Lacey E. Putney
The Honorable Phillip A. Hamilton, Chair
The Honorable M. Kirkland Cox
The Honorable Johnny S. Joannou
SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE
The Honorable William J. Howell