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Here’s how Georgia is spending your taxpayer money this year

Here’s how Georgia is spending your taxpayer money this year

(The Center Square) – The Georgia General Assembly has approved a $27.2 billion spending plan for the 2022 fiscal year, which starts July 1. The Senate and House agreed to spend more money on health care, education, transportation, state positions, internet access and economic initiatives. The House approved the measure, 148-21, late Wednesday night after it cleared the Senate unanimously, 52-0. Lawmakers now must send the proposal for state spending through June 30, 2022, to Gov. Brian Kemp for consideration. The proposal reflects a 2.5% increase in spending over the current fiscal year, gradually replacing more than $2 billion that was…
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