The non-education portion of the state government budget for the fiscal year that begins on Oct. 1, 2017. This would appropriate $39.9 billion, of which $21.2 billion is federal money. This compares to $38.7 billion authorized the year before. The education portion of the budget (K-12, community colleges and state universities) is in House Bill 4313 and authorizes spending of $16.6 billion.
Altogether, when both "omnibus" budgets are combined, the state will spend pend $56.5 billion next year, vs. $54.9 billion last year, or a 2.9 percent increase.