With Georgia’s economy continuing to grow, Gov. Nathan Deal increased his projection of how much tax money the state will take in next year, allowing lawmakers to fully fund the k-12 school funding formula after more than a decade of cutbacks. State House Appropriations Chairman Terry England, R-Auburn, made the announcement Tuesday as House and Senate negotiators agreed to a $26.2 billion budget for fiscal 2019, which begins July 1. Read the full article on the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
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