On Monday, Governor Newson released his Administration’s 2022-23 Proposed Budget. This proposal is the first step in the State’s budget negotiations with lawmakers, who must pass a budget by June 15th for the July 1st start of the 2022-23 fiscal year. 

The Governor’s proposed budget highlighted new investments in the following five program areas: 

  • COVID Response;
  • Climate Resiliency; 
  • Addressing Homelessness; 
  • Cost of Living; and 
  • Public Safety Investment. 

The Rural Rundown captures highlights of the proposal as it relates to RCRC member counties and can be accessed here