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Budget Conferees Conclude Their Work

Monday, June 12, 2017   (0 Comments)
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BUDGET CONFEREES CONCLUDE THEIR WORK - Funding Provided for Career Online High School and After School Programs

6/12/2017 - The Senate and Assembly members who make up the powerful Budget Conference Committee, concluded their work on the State Budget in a hearing at the Capitol late last night.  The Conferees approved $3 million in funding for Career Online High School under the State Library, as well as $50 million for the After School Education and Safety Program (ASES.) However, we were disappointed when the 10 legislators decided not to fund any broadband connection grants for public libraries in the 2017-18 Budget. ...[read more]