Dems, rank-and-file lawmakers said programs for state’s vulnerable are casualties of budget war as senators called for rules change to amass more power
New governor flexes muscle in confrontation over infringement of executive power; vetoes 14 items in 2019 supplemental budget.
Analysisby After killing efforts to broaden the tax base, lawmakers go back to the well — literally — and try to revive the ailing fossil fuel industry
$80 million separates the House and Senate versions of the supplemental budget, with much of the divide coming from education spending.
The senate cut $9 million from a funding adjustment education advocates say the Legislature needs to stay within law