Legislative session comes to a close; $621.4 million cut from K-12 education bringing budget stabilization factor to $1.18 billion
June 17, 2020
The abbreviated 2020 legislative session drew to a close on Monday, with a flurry of last-minute and substantial bills passed in the closing days.
Those final days included approval of a law enforcement accountability bill, a measure tightening the State’s regulations on immunizations, two tax bills, a bill to extend the State’s reinsurance program, and the most important of all, final approval of the 2020-21 budget and the school finance act.
Legislators returned to the Capitol just over three weeks ago, after a 73-day recess implemented to avoid spreading the novel coronavirus, COV...