With workers and businesses slammed, calls for more government aid to ‘supercharge’ the economy
Legislators announce plans for virtual budget hearings, after taking fire for not giving the public a chance to sit in last year
Lawmakers use 2006 as a benchmark to calculate a property-tax relief program
Pitched as a ‘last resort,’ borrowing nearly $4 billion to deal with COVID-19 made a significant boost to the bottom line
The proposed spending is about 10% more than last year’s budget.
Budget would grow to $44.8 billion with more for schools, tax relief, health care, pensions and much more
The outlook is much brighter than the administration first predicted.
As economic outlook brightens, calls abound for increased funding for key programs — and for lower taxes
Latest Treasury figures indicate the 2020 holiday season produced more revenue for the state than the previous year’s
Commission would examine effects on overtime, worker retention and productivity