All the state budget needs now is the governor's signature. State lawmakers gave their final approval Thursday afternoon to an $18.9 billion budget. Some of the highlights include an eight percent raise for public school teachers and a five and a half percent raise for most state workers. The spending plan also calls for the phase-out of the half-cent increase in sales tax and the point-five percent increase in individual income tax.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.