The budget and appropriations process is an important part of state and government legislature.
The budget and appropriations processes are an essential part of state government operations. Keeping up with this area’s latest news and developments can be difficult. Here at DMGS, we provide the latest news and headlines about state budgets and appropriations. Stay informed and updated with the latest news and headlines about state budgets and appropriations here.
Photo credit: iStock.com/Sergey Demchenko Many states are ending the 2022 fiscal year with a budget surplus, resulting in significant legislative deliberations about the best way to utilize those funds. During the fiscal year 2021, some [...]
Photo credit: iStock.com/pcess609 Sales taxes are responsible for funding a sizeable portion of the majority of states' budgets. States implement sales taxes—both general and selective—on a wide variety of goods and services sold to consumers [...]
Photo credit: iStock.com/Darren415 On August 16, 2022, President Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act (H.R. 5376) into law after the U.S. House and Senate passed the package in the first weeks of August. After over [...]
Photo credit: iStock.com/Darren415 On August 7, 2022, the U.S. Senate passed a landmark tax, climate, and healthcare bill, setting up the legislation for House approval and President Joe Biden’s signature. After over a year of negotiations, [...]
Photo credit: iStock.com/rruntsch On April 19, Governor JB Pritzker signed the FY 2023 Illinois state budget into law, including $1.8 billion in tax relief. Highlights include rebate checks for working families, grocery tax suspension, property [...]
Photo credit: iStock.com/lucky-photographer On March 15, 2022, President Joe Biden signed H.R. 2471, the Omnibus Appropriations Package for Fiscal 2022, into law, funding the federal government through September 30, 2022. The $1.5 trillion government funding [...]
Digital collage by Ryan Stevens; image source by Myredcoug from Pixabay As discussed in our previous State of the States updates (Part I and Part II), governors around the country are outlining their legislative and [...]
Digital collage by Ryan Stevens; image source by cytis from Pixabay Government funding was extended through December 3 by a Senate amendment to H.R. 5305, providing billions for disaster relief and Afghan refugees. The continuing resolution (CR), extended fiscal [...]
As discussed in our previous budget update, many states are passing record high spending in their FY 22 state budgets. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent public health and economic crises, spending on [...]
Digital image by Ryan Stevens; image source by fancycrave1 & PublicDomainPictures from Pixabay As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, many workers became unemployed, businesses closed, and tax revenue declined. To fight the pandemic, states had to increase [...]
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