Legislative Report Week 6 – for NWFL Section of AlabamaAGC

Legislative Report for AGC Alabama Northwest Florida Section
Prepared by R. Bruce Kershner, Government Relations Director

April 16, 2017

 Week Six Legislative Report

 Short Work Week for Lawmakers

State lawmakers worked an abbreviated week six as they paused to observe the religious holidays.  The focus during an otherwise quite week was the state budget.  The House and Senate approved their respective budget versions, setting the stage for negotiations on a final spending plan.  There remains a lot of work to be done to reconcile an almost $4 billion difference in the two budgets.  With three weeks remaining in Session, there are really only two and a half weeks left to iron out the differences and have the final budget on legislators’ desk in time for the required 72-hour cooling off period. …Click here to read entire reportAGC Northwest Florida WeekSixReport4-16-2017

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