Lawmakers move through Vice-Speaker B.J. Cruz’s FY16 budget quickly and without much debate
Guam – Lawmakers have been zipping through the fiscal year 2016 budget.
This morning (Weds.) lawmakers adopted Vice-Speaker Cruz’s revenue projections. The revenue projections in Cruz’s budget are about $24 million dollars less than the Governor’s. Also with the mandatory $13 million dollar reserve Cruz’s budget has $37 million dollars less in appropriations than the Governor’s budget. Senators quickly went through the appropriations to GDOE GCC and UOG this afternoon (Weds.) before recessing. GDOE will be getting the largest general fund appropriation in recent history of $237.8 million dollars. Session will resume tomorrow morning (Thurs.) at 9am.