Hopkins' Legislative Update
Mike Hopkins - R House District 92
This last Friday, House Bill 2 (The State Budget) passed out of the Appropriations Committee and is on its way to the House Floor for debate. At this point in the process, it looks to be in good shape. We all knew going into this legislative session that the budget was in a bad place and that there would be a lot of work to do to bring it back in line with revenues. That meant that really tough choices had to be made and they were.
Subcommittees went through each other and their own sections of the budget with a fine-toothed comb to find areas that we could trim without affecting vital ser...
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