Friday, December 23rd, 2016
Budget talks put on hold; clemency backlog eliminated

Budget talks suspendedThe six-month stopgap budget that was passed at the end of June will expire on December 31, leaving no budget in place to authorize much of the state’s…

Friday, December 16th, 2016
Stopgap budget expiration nears; state gets carbon sequestration grant

Another week with no budget agreementAs the stopgap six-month budget for the first half of this fiscal year approaches its scheduled expiration on December 31, pressure is growing for top…

Friday, December 9th, 2016
No budget agreement yet; new state Comptroller

Still no budget deal, Governor calls for term limits, property tax freezeLegislative leaders and the Governor met early in the week to discuss the state budget and other legislative items,…

Friday, December 2nd, 2016
Two-week veto session concludes; new figures on jobs, pension debt

Fall veto session concludesThe House and Senate adjourned Thursday without passing a budget. The stopgap budget passed back in June will expire on January 1, and the House stands adjourned….