Kriss and Emily delve into the newly passed and signed 2015-17 state operating budget (NOTE: As of now, the Legislature has not yet approved delaying the full implementation of I-1351, the class size initiative). In this episode:
- Brief budget overview (00:29 - 00:53)
- Revenue changes (00:53 - 06:56)
- Key spending items - higher ed tuition reductions and state employee, teacher compensation (06:57 - 09:13)
Click here to see all the Senate budget documents; click here for the House. Click here to see our chart tracking changes in the budget proposals over the past months. To subscribe to our podcasts, go here.