Budget and Tax update

NEIGHBORS: Great day for sitting at home, staying warm, and catching up on Legislative news! The 2017 Legislative session started off faster than in recent years, with tax and budget committees getting down to business in a serious way. Larry and I were both sworn in to office this past week. Thank you for allowing us the opportunity to serve!…

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Legislative Leadership Changes for 2017

NEIGHBORS: The 2017 Legislative session starts on Monday, January 9, with a much different group of legislators than last year. I will again be working for Senator Anthony Hensley doing constituent services work at the Capitol. Looking forward to being in the center of things as I start my service on the State Board of Education. Changing Face of the…

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Legislative changes and revenue projections

NEIGHBORS: Thank you to everyone who voted November 8. Larry and I appreciate the opportunity to serve you for the next four years! REVENUE PROJECTIONS The Consensus Revenue Estimating group revised the state’s revenue projections for the next 18 months. We have missed projections since the 2017 fiscal year started July 1, and now the group says the state will…

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Budget update from Ann Mah

Dear Neighbors: Lots going with the state budget right now. I want you to have the latest information as sometimes it’s hard to put all of it together from news reports. What is going on is important, so please read and share! REVENUES DOWN – THE IMPACT September state revenues came in $44.6 million below estimates. That puts us $69.5…

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