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Senate Finance COVID-19 Relief Funds

The Senate Finance Committee met Monday, July 11 2022 at 10:00am to hear invited and public testimony on the following interim charge: Federal Funds: Report on the state use of…
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LBB – COVID 19 Federal Funding Tracking

Pursuant to Senate Bill 8 (Eighty-seventh Legislature, Third Called Session, 2021), the Legislative Budget Board is tasked with producing a quarterly report detailing COVID-19 federal funding flowing through the state.…
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Article II Markup Comparison by the Article II Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee and Senate Finance Committee: HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMISSION

Due to face masks, social distancing, and low speaking voices, a few decisions in the House could not be clearly understood. In the Senate Finance Committee, transparency in decision-making was a continuing problem. Every effort was made to report the decisions as accurately as possible. The House Subcommittee used a new convention called “Pend Plus” to designate a high priority if dollars are found to fund the item. Senate Finance decisions that were not reported are most likely not adopted. Decisions will be updated as the Committees update their documents. This is assumed to reflect the final Senate Finance Decisions. Riders will be covered in another document.
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