Detailed Brief: Cuts Only Approach Persists in Governor’s Budget Recommendation for FY 2012

November 23rd, 2010

Governor Barbour’s budget recommendation for FY 2012 released yesterday calls for more cuts in response to the ongoing budget crisis. The Governor’s budget recommendation is required by law to be submitted to the Legislature in advance of the legislative session. The Joint Legislative Budget Committee will also submit a recommendation which will be used as the starting point for debates on appropriations for FY 2012.