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By JASON MERCIER
Contributor 

2014 supplemental budget will need to keep state spending limit in mind

 


After going through multiple special sessions to adopt the state’s 2013-15 budget, the last thing lawmakers will want to do is fight about a 2014 supplemental budget. State agencies, however, have already submitted their 2014 supplemental budget wish list requesting a combined spending increase of $895 million and 806 new FTEs.

As lawmakers weigh the “restraint” of this proposed spending increase they’ll want to keep in mind the 2013-15 budget is already projected to result in spending in excess of the state’s spending limit.

According to the state Expenditure Limit Committee stat...



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