LFB: Some of GOP proposals for federal stimulus money not allowed under current guidance

Some of the biggest items in the GOP package to spend $3.2 billion in new federal stimulus aren’t allowed under current guidance, according to the Legislative Fiscal Bureau.
Meanwhile, the GOP plan to use nearly $1.1 billion of the $3.2 billion to send property owners a rebate equal to 10 percent of their property tax bill looks like it’s an allowable expense. But further guidance is needed to make sure the federal government wouldn’t require the state to repay the money if it went forward with the proposal.
In raising questions about some of the legislation in the 11-bill package, the LFB not...

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