2014 budget contains some good, some bad

The Legislature continues working through a backlog of legislative conference reports – budget bills and statutes – as the crush of deadline week intensifies in the Capitol.

Late Sunday afternoon, both chambers had given final approval to K-12 public school funding, a major item every year generating intense work by proponents of additional investment and equal effort by those who have other priorities for the people’s money.

As has become the usual story, there’s good news and bad news in the education funding bills.

Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal