Final approval of budget given without funding for Yuma schools
April 19, 2023
The back and forth in the General Assembly over whether to send $356,701 to the Yuma school district to pay for mascot replacement is back to “no,” after lawmakers gave their final approval to the 2023-24 budget.
Senate Bill 214 is the budget bill that funds state government to the tune of $38.5 billion. It puts an extra $900 per pupil into K-12 education, adds $822 million to the Department of Health Care Policy and Financing to help with the transition in Medicaid when the federal designation of a public health emergency ends and gives State employees at five percent across the boar...