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Meetings & Hearings

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Past Meetings & Hearings

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Department of Health Budget Hearing

Event Date: March 7
Senate Appropriations Committee | Hearing Room 1, NOB

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Governor’s Budget Office/Department of Revenue Budget Hearing

Event Date: March 7
Senate Appropriations Committee | Hearing Room 1, NOB

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Department of State Budget Hearing

Event Date: March 6
Senate Appropriations Committee | Hearing Room 1, NOB

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Department of Human Services Budget Hearing

Event Date: March 5
Senate Appropriations Committee | Hearing Room 1, NOB

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News

The Monthly Report – November 2023
November 8, 2023

The Monthly Report – November 2023

NOVEMBER 2023 Highlights Total General Fund tax revenues were $118.6 million, or 3.9%, above the monthly estimate.  Total General Fund revenue collections for the first four months of the fiscal year are short of estimate by $47.5 million, or 0.4%. Personal income tax exceeded estimate for the month of October by $35.6 million, or 2.8%, but remains below estimate on the fiscal year by $77 million, or 1.5%. Consumer spending remains stagnant, as sales and use tax collections failed to meet estimate for the fourth consecutive month in the fiscal year.   [Read More]

The Monthly Report – September 2023
September 8, 2023

The Monthly Report – September 2023

September 2023  Highlights General Fund revenue collections of $2.9 billion in August were below the monthly estimate by $27.1 million, or 0.9%. For the 2023-24 Fiscal Year to date, total General Fund revenues are $27.2 million, or 0.5%, lower than the Official Revenue Estimate through the month of August. New collective bargaining agreements with the […]  [Read More]

The Monthly Report – August 2023
August 21, 2023

The Monthly Report – August 2023

August 2023 Highlights Total General Fund revenues were $185.3 million, or 6.9%, higher than last year at this time. General Fund tax revenue was $129.1 million, or 4.9%, more than last year. Corporate net income tax collections were $31.3 million, or 20.8%, higher than July 2022 collections. Fiscal Year 2023-24 Revenues Off to a Good […]  [Read More]

The Monthly Report – June 2023
June 6, 2023

The Monthly Report – June 2023

The Highlights  General Fund tax revenues were $90.7 million lower than the monthly estimate in May, the third time in the past five months that tax revenues have failed to meet projections. For the 2022-23 Fiscal Year, Personal Income Tax collections are nearly $400 million below projections. The non-partisan Independent Fiscal Office is projecting General […]  [Read More]

The Monthly Report – May 2023
May 2, 2023

The Monthly Report – May 2023

The Highlights Tax revenues in April were $15.3 million below estimate, indicating a potential moderation of state revenues. Personal income tax collections were $322 million below estimate – 10% lower than projected. For the 2022-23 Fiscal Year, revenue collections remain $1.2 billion higher than estimates, driven largely by corporation taxes that are nearly 19% above […]  [Read More]

The committee reviews all legislation for its fiscal impact and plays a crucial role in negotiating and developing the state budget. Each year, the panel holds a series of public hearings with leaders of state departments and agencies to study the governor’s budget proposal and ensure taxpayer dollars are being utilized properly.

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