Let's look at the Budget...
As previously reported the
House and Senate returned to the State Capitol the week of Tuesday, January 21st for the 2020 Joint Budget Hearings
, referred to as “budget week.” Budget Week is only the beginning and House subcommittees continued to meet this past week to review the details in Governor Kemp's budget.
the governor instructed state agencies to identify opportunities to streamline operations and consolidate duplicate programs to reduce spending, and his proposals seek to accomplish those objectives
. During his remarks at the joint budget hearings, the governor noted that several agencies have reported ways to cut spending by reducing administrative and overhead costs, leveraging technology and reorganizing behind-the-scenes operational systems. The governor also reflected on our state’s economy, and he commended us for creating a rock-solid foundation for businesses and families to thrive in Georgia.
Gov. Kemp encouraged us to continue to build upon our state’s success by prioritizing our current financial resources and reducing unnecessary costs, while still
delivering excellent service to our citizens
In my role,
representing you, I serve on the Appropriations Subcommittee for Higher Education
where we continue to focus on providing Georgians the best opportunities to prepare for the future of work by applying state resources in a most productive way.
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