The State Senate’s budget increases government spending a whopping 9.4%. But it turns out the Senators are the ones holding the line.
The Governor wants to increase spending even more: 9.6%.
And the House topped him: 9.7%.
The Governor and the Senate want to spend 90.5% of the state’s $2.4 billion surplus – and return 9.5% to taxpayers.
The House wants to raise spending 94% – and return 6% to taxpayers.
On the other hand, the Democrats in the legislature – it seems like – have spent 90% of their time bragging about their tax cuts. And only 10% talking about their spending increases.
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