The Senate Finance Committee Has Introduced A Capital Budget

The Senate Finance Committee Has Introduced A Capital Budget

first_imgThe proposed $1.3 billion dollar capital budget consists of $1.1 billion coming from federal funding. Senator Anna MacKinnon (R-Eagle River) and co-chairwoman of the finance committee: “This capital budget is based on withdrawing funds that are in savings.” FacebookTwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享The final key piece of legislation needed to wrap up this years legislative session was introduced by the Senate Finance Committee on Wednesday. According to the text, the bill includes $20 million for deferred maintenance on state-owned buildings, $4 million for cruise ship ports, and $2.5 million for testing sexual assault kits.center_img The Senate Finance Committee will take public testimony on this afternoon, at 1:30 p.m. The capital budget is one of a handful of key bills that must be approved by the Legislature before adjournment. Last year, lawmakers needed to call themselves into a special July session to pass a capital budget.last_img

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