State Board Of Education To Adjust How It Distributes Money
The state Board of Ed approved a settlement and will devise a way to distribute money when state funding falls short.
How Penn State Is Cutting Greenhouse Emissions In Half — And Saving Money
In the struggle to end global warming, one community in central Pennsylvania is having remarkable success. It's growing, with tens of thousands of
How Much Money To Gift For A Wedding Per State
Have a wedding this summer you're going to? Here's how much money you should spend broken down per state.
This Map Shows How Much Money You Need To Make To Be In The Top 1% Of Every State
Just how much money do you need to earn to be part of the top 1 percent of earners? The answer depends on where you live.
Top lawmaker says money in state’s economic emergency fund *may* be used in flood response
(Radio Iowa) — Republican leaders in the Iowa legislature say they will meet with Governor Kim Reynolds to chart the state’s response to the catastrophic flooding that’s hit weste…
CA Big City Mayors Ask For More State Money To Address Homelessness
Governor Gavin Newsom met Wednesday morning with mayors from California's 13 largest cities to discuss ongoing efforts to tackle the homelessness problem.
Why Not Every State? FL High Schools Will Teach Money Management Classes
Why doesn't every kid have to take a money management class before they graduate high school? I ended up randomly taking one my senior year, here's what I learned...
How Kentucky Money Fuels Cross-Border Casinos, Other State Budgets
This story is written by James McNair for the Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting and is presented here with permission.
Why money for Arizona schools is holding up state budget
Funding for Arizona's schools and universities remains a big question mark as the legislature enters the final stages of passing a state budget.
Why marijuana tax money isn't a Washington state budget fix
Marijuana is a major revenue-maker in Washington state. But how is that money being spent? See why the answer isn't so simple.
How the money for housing programs differs in each state budget proposal
The separate budget bills of the state Assembly, Senate and Gov. Andrew Cuomo have some notable gaps in spending on housing and renewal initiatives, a Manhattan advocacy group notes The New York Housing Conference published a chart Wednesday that compares the allocations for programs of the state's Homes and Community Renewal division between each proposal. The Assembly budget allocates $300 million for the ailing New York…
How would you balance the state budget and find more money for education?
State lawmakers have a big problem: The next two-year state budget faces a shortfall of up to $1.3 billion. And on top of that, the state Supreme Court has said Washington isn't meeting its obligation to fully fund basic education. Here's your chance to decide how you would balance the state budget and increase education funding at the same time.
How much money towns are getting from the state budget
State legislators recently passed a $36.5 billion budget , $4.4 billion of which was set aside for towns through Chapter 70 and $945 million via Unrestricted General Government Aid. General Aid comes from state lottery profits and additional assistance while Chapter 70 Education Aid goes directly from the state to school districts based on student need and local resources. With State House and Senate approval, the…
I-DOT: 700 Road Projects Could End Without State Budget
Written by Kendra Tillman >>I-DOT: 700 Road Projects Could End Without State Budget Illinois lawmakers now know which road projects they could lose without a state budget. The Illinois Department of Transportation yesterday said 700 projects across the state could end if there isn’t a budget before July 1st. I-DOT has the money, but not the legal authority to spend it after the end of the month. Illinois lawmakers are due back to the Capitol tomorrow to begin working on a budget.
What's been cut in state budget after Whitmer's vetoes; how money is shifting
In a sweeping and historic move, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer moved more than $600 million around within the state budget and cut nearly $1 billion more. Whitmer used a legal, albeit rarely used, maneuver Tuesday to shift $625 million within state departments to better reflect her priorities. “I don’t relish using all of these powers but I’m not afraid to use them either,” Whitmer said. “We had to make tough decisions. I had to make hard decisions. ”
How Colorado's Lawmakers Craft And Pass The State's Budget
Colorado's $28.6 billion budget is nearing the end of its legislative journey. Each year, the six-member, bipartisan Joint Budget Committee crafts a
Voters Unsure How To Resolve State Budget Dilemna
A new poll says Illinois voters are divided on what to do about the state’s financial problems. The poll puts Illinois' deficit at $10 billion, and gives
What The State Budget Crisis Means For Unalaska
With less than a week remaining to finalize the state budget, legislators have yet to come to an agreement. The state of Alaska is facing more than a $4.1
Health care, state budget: What to watch at the Capitol this week
Lawmakers are voting on plans to shore up the individual insurance market. And they're starting to come forward with the tax-and-spending framework that will comprise the next two-year budget.
Jobs, Transportation Issues Top Discussion At State Budget Hearing
The state Legislature's Joint Finance Committee held a hearing Wednesday in West Allis on the state budget, and it was an eight-hour smorgasbord of citizen praise and concern.