Republican legislative leaders say they may make major tweaks to Gov. Scott Walker’s proposed budget in the coming months, possibly shifting money to address lawmakers’ priorities.
“I like the way the governor laid it out,” said Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald, R-Juneau. “It’s just, I know the Legislature is probably gonna be all over the place.”
Possible changes include, for instance, Walker’s request to add $649 million into K-12 schools, cut tuition at the UW System by 5 percent in the second year of the budget, his transportation plan and several tax cuts he laid out.