Introduced by Sen. Michael Switalski (D) on February 28, 2008
The executive recommendation for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2008-2009 General Government budget, which funds the Attorney General, Civil Rights Department, Civil Service Department, Executive, Legislature, Department of Management and Budget, Department of State, Department of Information Technology, and Department of Treasury. This would appropriate $3.146 billion in gross spending, compared to $3.123 billion, which was the FY 2007-2008 amount enrolled in 2007. Of this, $681.0 million will come from the general fund (funded by actual state tax revenues), compared to the FY 2007-2008 amount of $660.9 million. Another $1.714 billion is from "restricted funds," or earmarked tax and fee revenue, compared to $1.703 billion the previous year. $1.091 billion of this budget is paid out in revenue sharing to local governments, compared to $1.072 billion the previous year. Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Appropriations Committee on February 28, 2008