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NOTES FROM THE SENATE, MAY 26, 2017
INVESTING IN GEORGIA'S MOST VULNERABLE POPULATION

Last week's column focused on meeting the needs of Georgia's children, senior citizens and our disabled population. The FY 2018 General Budget appropriated around $123 million towards protecting and enhancing the quality of life of our most vulnerable citizens. This week, the column is about where these funds were targeted. Most are not Medicaid funds but may be matched with federal funds. (More)
NOTES FROM THE SENATE, MAY 19, 2017
PROTECTING OUR MOST VULNERABLE POPULATION

By my count, I estimate the FY 2018 General Budget contains about $123 million or so dedicated to Georgia's most vulnerable population in protection, care, provider increases and waivers to help sustain children, the disabled and the elderly in our state. This column will touch on legislation applying to children, the elderly and the disabled and next week we'll present budget items focused on these populations. (More)
NOTES FROM THE SENATE, MAY 12, 2017
GOVERNOR'S VETOES AND APRIL REVENUES HIGHLIGHT WEEK

The 40 days the Governor had to sign, veto or leave ran out this week and he issued his veto list which was not as dramatic as last year. State revenues for April came in and the month turned out to be a very good one for the state, which is a relief since April is traditionally the best month of the year for net revenue gains. (More)

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