Straight from the Senate: New start date and cash funds
Last updated 5/13/2020 at 1:47pm
Looks like leadership has decided May 18 isn't really the best day for the legislature to come back into session. We are now targeting May 26. Haven't heard their reasoning and probably won't, but it's nothing personal. A freshman friend of mine in the majority party tells me he doesn't know any more about it than I do.
The Joint Budget Committee is hard at work, and while everything is preliminary at this point, they have identified $222 million in user paid cash funds that they plan to sweep.
Sweep is the polite term we use for taking money intended for one purpose and using it for someth...