Session 2017: Key Budget Policy Choices
Key proposed changes to the enacted budget, Ch. 780
House and Senate budget negotiators released their conference budget on February 22 for floor consideration by the General Assembly. Click here or on the image at left for our summary of certain key changes in the conference report, Senate budget, House budget, and governor’s budget compared to the Chapter 780 (Acts of Assembly 2016) version of the 2016-2018 (fiscal years 2017 and 2018) budget. The dollar figures represent combined FY17 and FY18 changes in general fund spending.
Comparing the governor’s and money committee amendments to the 2016-2018 enacted budget
The House Appropriations and Senate Finance committees released their proposed changes to the 2016-2018 budget (FYs ’17 and ’18) on Sunday, February 5, 2017. Click here or on the image at left for our summary level assessment of certain key changes and other noteworthy information proposed by the money committees and governor compared to the Chapter 780 version of the FY17 and FY18 budget — the enacted budget — which was passed in Spring 2016. The dollar figures represent combined FY17 and FY18 changes in General Fund spending.
The governor’s proposed changes to the 2016-2018 budget
In December 2016, Governor Terry McAuliffe released proposed amendments to the 2016-2018 budget (FYs 2017 and 2018) for the House and Senate to consider. Click here or on the image for our summary level assessment of certain key changes proposed by the governor for FY2017 and FY2018 compared to Chapter 780 — the enacted budget — which passed in Spring 2016.