State agencies to Legislature: Send more money

More money is on the minds of many agency heads this week as lawmakers hear firsthand their budget proposals for next fiscal year.

The 14 lawmakers who sit on the joint legislative budget committee will hear from 11 agency heads Thursday and Friday about how much money they’re requesting for Fkscal Year 2019, which begins July 1, 2018.

Leaders from most state agencies and departments have already submitted requests for more or level funding from the current fiscal year.

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