Gov. Brian Kemp signed the fiscal year 2021 budget into law Tuesday morning. The final budget doesn’t include mandatory furloughs for University System of Georgia employees.
[…] On Friday, the state legislature passed a final budget with around a 10% reduction from last fiscal year, instead of 14%. The USG will take a $242 million cut under the approved budget, according to the Georgia Budget & Policy Institute. In the approved fiscal year 2021 budget, no USG employees will be forced to take mandatory unpaid days off.