LFB analysis finds JFC’s budget spends $3.7B less than Evers’ version

The Joint Finance Committee's version of the budget would spend $3.7 billion less in all funds than what Gov. Tony Evers proposed while approving 483 fewer state jobs, according to a summary from the Legislative Fiscal Bureau.
The comparative summary of the JFC budget and Evers' version shows the committee's proposal would spend $87.5 billion in state and federal funds, an increase of $4.5 billion compared to current law. It also would approve 71,306.4 full-time equivalent positions.
When adding in bond revenue, JFC approved an $89.2 billion budget that would leave the state with a projected g...

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