The final K-12 school aid, community college and university budgets for the fiscal year that begins Oct 1, 2017. This bill appropriates a $16.608 billion, of which $1.838 billion is federal money. Of this total, $14.580 billion would go to K-12 public education, compared to $14.161 billion approved last year. Another $1.629 billion is for state universities, compared to $1.582 billion the prior year. Community colleges would get $399 million, up from $395 million last year.
House Bill 4323 funds the rest of state government, and when combined with this it means the state will spend pend $56.5 billion next year, a 2.9 percent increase.