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Senate Unveils & Advances Initial State Budget Proposal

Senate Unveils & Advances Initial State Budget Proposal

Senate leadership, Monday, June 21, released a 400+-page state budget package in Senate Bill 105, which includes at least $12 billion for specific K-12 education needs. This initial budget proposes a total of $25.7 billion in FY 2021-2022 (3.45% state spending increase plus federal relief funds) and $26.6 billion in FY 2022-2023 (3.65% increase). This article includes: Senate Proposal for Use of ESSER III Funds; Summary of Senate Budget Proposal; and NC BoE/NCDPI FY 2021-22 Budget Comparison