The process of developing a budget for the next fiscal year, which begins nearly 10 months from now on July 1, will start later this month.
The 14-member Legislative Budget Committee will hear funding requests from most of the major agencies during the week of Sept. 17.
The Budget Committee, which consists of House Speaker Philip Gunn, R-Clinton, Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves and other key legislators, will then develop a proposal that will be used as a guideline for the 2013 Legislature when developing a budget to fund state government.
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