Alabama Senators Delay Work on Education Budget

By: The Associated Press
By: The Associated Press

An Alabama Senate committee has delayed
work on Alabama's next education budget for one week.

The Senate Finance and Taxation-Education Committee was scheduled to take up the education budget Wednesday, but the committee chairman, Republican Sen. Trip Pittman of Daphne, got it
postponed it for one week because he said he's still talking with senators about their priorities.

That means the first committee vote on the education budget won't come until the legislative session is two-thirds complete.

The Senate is handling the initial work on the education budget and the House was doing the same with the General Fund budget for
non-education agencies.

The House is farther along than the Senate.
It approved the General Fund budget Tuesday night, and the budget now goes to a Senate committee.

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