2018 Capitol Update Week 9 – House passes FY 19 Budget
House passes FY 19 Budget at $26 billion
- Education investments total 55.9% of the entire budget
- The Teacher’s Retirement System received a $361.7 million infusion
- School security grants of $8 million with $8 million more anticipated from the Senate
- Health and Human Services receive 33.8% of the total budget
- Georgia Retired State Employees will receive a 13th check up to $900
- Record lottery proceeds of $1.2 billion to HOPE educational programs
- Transportation motor fuel revenues of $1.83 billion for roads and bridges
|HB 159 Bill Signing|
I was proud to stand with Governor Deal, Speaker Ralston, Rep. Bert Reeves, and my House colleagues at the signing for HB 159. The last time the adoption statutes were updated in Georgia, Governor Deal was the sponsor as a member of the state Senate.
Should you find yourself in Atlanta during the Session, please stop by and visit me at my Capitol office, and please call or email if you have any question or concerns regarding any state issue. My capitol office, phone, and email are listed below.