General Assembly Unveils Capital Budget Bill

This week the House and Senate unveiled the capital appropriations budget bill. The bill is designed to fund capital improvement projects throughout the state. This year the bill is focused on funding opioid treatment with $222 million for health and human services projects.

Other major funding allocations include $600 million for school construction, $483 million for universities and community colleges, $514 million for local infrastructure projects, $234 million for parks, and $147 million for local community projects.

The budget is expected to quickly move through the legislature and be approved this month. You can view all the projects to be funded in the proposed budget here. 3/1/2018