Budget Update #4: Final State Budget
Summary of State Budget Actions in Health and Human Services
The Governor and Legislative leaders struck a 2020-21 budget agreement today, after negotiations stretched into the fourth week of June. The Legislature passed a balanced budget on June 15th to meet the Constitutional deadline to enable Legislative members to continue to get paid, but that budget agreement was only between the Senate and Assembly and there remained several unresolved issues with the Governor. The budget package announced today reflects a three-way budget deal. The Legislature will vote on the final 2020-21 budget and the associated implementing budget trailer bills on Thursday, June 25th for subsequent signature by the Governor and enactment in time for the July 1 beginning of the 2020-21 fiscal year.
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