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Budget Monitor: The Fiscal Year 2011 House Budget

The most significant theme from the House budget debate is how little happened. Facing a budget gap of approximately $3 billion, it would have been ...
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Budget Monitor: The House Ways & Means Fiscal Year 2011 Budget

The House Ways & Means (HWM) budget proposal relies primarily on budget cuts and federal assistance to address a budget gap of approximately $3 billion. ...
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Budget Brief: Chapter 70 Funding Options for K-12 Education

This Budget Brief examines potential strategies for implementing Chapter 70 reductions while protecting the ability of every school district to spend at no less than ...
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Budget Brief: Understanding the State Budget is Getting Easier

This Budget Brief provides an overview of the recent reforms that make it easier to understand the state budget (or, that make it more transparent), ...
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Budget Monitor: The Governor’s Fiscal Year 2011 Budget (Updated)

Following two years in which the state budget was cut deeply and taxes were increased to address substantial budget deficits, the Governor's FY 2011 budget ...
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Budget Brief: Saving for that Rainy Day: The Stabilization Fund

The balance in the state's Stabilization Fund has varied over the past 10 years. The Stabilization Fund--often referred to as the "Rainy Day Fund"--is a ...
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