Carl's Capitol Comments
$8.8 to be appropriated for FY'22
May 26, 2021
I gave some details of the state budget in my column last week. This week, I’ll give some additional information of the $8.8 billion the Legislature will appropriate for Fiscal Year 2022, which starts in July.
During the pandemic we set aside approximately $17 million from the ROADS Fund to be used on other core state services if needed. This year’s budget restores that funding back to that Department of Transportation fund.
The County Improvement for Roads and Bridges Fund also is made whole with an additional $20 million restored to it. This year, the Legislature is changing this fu...