“…the Legislature still has a chance to make some important improvements in a conference committee on the supplemental budget." The protest of a proposal to adjust fees, rates and charges for Medicaid therapy charges has concluded at the Health and Human Services Commission headquarters while others lobby for budget conferees to reverse cost-containment measures in the last budget.
“Unfortunately, the most likely vehicle for the repeal of the DRP is looking like its solution could be worse than the disease.”A bill to repeal the Driver Responsibility Program could hit the floor of the Senate tonight, but even those most supportive of the concept consider House Bill 2068 to be far from ideal.
May 20, 2017      10:03 PM
Updated: Conferees come to budget agreement, remaining issues at play including school vouchers
The Senate makes small concessions on Economic Stabilization Fund, House has choice ahead on vouchers
The budget conference committee has made its choices on
the budget, but one decision still looms large: Will the House take vouchers in
exchange for additional school funding?