The Governor’s supplemental budget, released yesterday, includes funding for enhancements to the disparity grant — signaling that a change to that county program will be part of a consensus budget plan yet to emerge.
PAYMENTS TO CIVIL DIVISIONS OF THE STATE
1. A15O00.01 Disparity Grants
In addition to the appropriation shown on page 1 of the printed bill (first reading file bill), to provide additional funds for the Disparity Grant program.
Object .12 Grants, Subsidies, and Contributions 6,372,062
General Fund Appropriation, provided that this appropriation is contingent upon the enactment of legislation modifying the Disparity Grant formula and increasing the local income tax rate required to be eligible to receive a grant.