As the days of the legislative session wane, and the major issues surrounding the state’s operating budget (including the shifting of teacher pensions, and state revenue increases) remain unsolved — progress continues on the state capital budget, long term projects depending on bond proceeds.
[A] $1.12 billion capital budget tentatively approved Wednesday and passed Thursday by a 39-7 vote.
The House of Delegates is getting closer to having its own version of the capital budget ready for a preliminary vote.
The General Assembly has until April 9 to pass the legislation and reconcile any differences in bills supported by the House and Senate.
A report detailing the Senate’s proposed capital budget plan is available online here.