While most Georgia citizens take the opportunity to slow down during the Summer months, your state government has been hard at work! July 1 marked the beginning of our brand-new fiscal year. A brand-new fiscal year means we begin anew where government funding is concerned; an acknowledgement of how our budgeting needs and priorities frequently change.
Fortunately, our economy has greatly improved over the last few years, as we have successfully attracted new businesses and citizens to our fair state. This year's 2020 fiscal year budget proposal is an estimated $27.5 billion with education remaining the top priority. In my full report below, you will find a quick reference of how we are working to address issues of importance over the next fiscal year through our budget allocations.