Tag Archives: Jack Hill

Senate committee approves amended budget

The amended state budget for fiscal year 2017 clears the Senate Appropriations Committee in a unanimous vote . . .

Tags: amended state budget , Jack Hill

Senate approves budget, but will House agree?

Senate passes state budget for FY 2017, looks to the House for agreement . . .

Tags: Jack Hill , state budget , Steve Henson , Vincent Fort

Senate adopts supplemental budget

Senate approval of the amended budget is expected to receive quick agreement from the House of Representatives . . .

Tags: Jack Hill , Senate vote , supplemental budget

Hill sends some warning signals to the Georgia Lottery

State Sen. Jack Hill, who chairs the Senate Appropriations Committee, says the Georgia Lottery should reduce some administrative expenses so that more money is available for HOPE scholarships . . .

Tags: administrative expenses , Georgia Lottery , HOPE scholarship fund , Jack Hill , salaries

Senate approves FY ’16 state budget

The $21.8 billion state budget passes the Senate, and the two chambers will now have to work out their differences on the spending plan . . .

Tags: Jack Hill , state budget , Vincent Fort

DCH is due a $90 million Medicaid refund, but don’t look for it anytime soon

Georgia is in line to get a $90 million refund in Medicaid funds that it overpaid the federal government, but that may not happen for years . . .

Tags: CMS , DCH , federal refund , Jack Hill , Medicaid overpayments

Senate approves amended budget, quick agreement expected

The Georgia Senate approves the midyear budget, and the House is expected to agree quickly with the minor changes made to the spending plan . . .

Tags: Jack Hill , midyear budget , Vincent Fort

Hill: ‘Plenty of support’ to keep insuring school workers

Legislators push back against Gov. Nathan Deal’s proposal to cut health insurance coverage for school bus drivers and cafeteria workers . . .

Tags: cafeteria workers , health insurance , Jack Hill , Nathan Deal , school bus drivers , SHBP

School system employees could trigger budget dispute

Legislative budget hearings spotlight the state’s highest and lowest-paid employees . . .

Tags: Clyde Reese , Hank Huckaby , Jack Hill , professors , school system employees , State Health Benefits Plan , Terry England

Legislators put $17 million into budget for stadium parking deck

The state budget is amended in the late stages to include $17 million for a parking deck for the new Falcons football stadium . . .

Tags: arthur blank , Falcons stadium , Frank Poe , GWCCA , Jack Hill , Nathan Deal , stadium parking deck , Terry England , Vincent Fort