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Opinion
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Trading public services for pay raises
The Joint House and Senate Appropriations spent this week listening to state departments going over the Governor’s Budget proposals and the cuts that are in most department budgets. Medicaid, the QBE Formula in Education and most of Higher Education were exempt. That left the 4% cuts in FY2020 and the 6% cuts in FY2021 to the rest of state government.