After 10 hours of debate, 27 amendments and a short-lived filibuster, the Colorado House of Representatives abruptly broke off debate on the state budget proposal just before 11 p.m. Thursday, delaying a vote until the next morning.
House Democrats propose the state redirect millions of dollars in border security funding to pay for other programs like free tuition for veterans and their children. Diego Bernal, D-San Antonio, would cut $7.5 million from the Department of Public Safety budget to pay for public schools.
Patrick has said the state must "live within its means" and avoid tapping the rainy day fund, which comes primarily from oil and gas production taxes and is the largest reserve of its kind in the country. "This budget does not rely on budget gimmickry".
The debate over the controversial amendment lasted an hour before it was voted down, 44-21. Most of the amendments seek to shuffle money around without increasing overall spending, or they seek to deny money outright for some state programs.
The Senate has passed its version of the budget.
During the 84th Legislature, lawmakers raised funding for higher education by 7.5 percent, resulting in an overall $19.9 billion budget, according to a Texas Tribune article.
Uncertainty remains over whether New Hampshire House Republicans can agree on a budget plan as the chamber runs up against a Thursday deadline for sending a spending plan to the Senate.
The budget now heads back to the Senate, which is all but certain to reject it, setting up a panel that will hash out the differences before the end of session.
It was approved in a 20-2 vote by the Committee on Public Works and Highways, cleared the House on a voice vote and now moves on to the Senate. State Rep. Jonathan Stickland, R-Bedford, gave an impassioned speech that prompted a large number of members to vacate the chamber as he accused House leadership of trying to hide a politically hard vote on the Enterprise Fund.
The House has voted to restore some funding to a Texas Medicaidprogram providing therapy for disabled children, softening $350 million in cuts that sparked uproar last session.
Muñoz's amendment passed - and immediately set off a protest by Republican Jonathan Stickland to Representative John Kuempel, who was in the speaker's chair. But the House's failure to reach a deal reveals fissures within the Republican party deep enough to derail legislation, similar to the dynamic in Washington that sank Republican efforts to reform health care.
Rep. Leslie Herod, D-Denver, proposed an amendment that would provide tampons to inmates.
Another fund controlled by Abbott, this one to promote Texas tourism, was tapped send $25,000 to a program to battle the mosquito-borne Zika virus.
Having failed to obtain a majority vote for the line-item budget (HB 1) or the accompanying narrative (HB 2), Jasper entertained a motion to adjourn. Democrats, meanwhile, wouldn't cooperate unless the plan added fresh money for social service programs and full-day kindergarten.
After the Texas Tribune unveiled that bigwigs at the TABC were spending tens of thousands of taxpayer dollars to travel to Cali and Hawaii and other warm, sunny places for industry conferences, the House unanimously voted to completely slash the agency's travel budget.
Sununu said he's eager to work with the Senate in the next phase of the process and will be open to House members "who want to bring good ideas forward". "We will deliver a fiscally responsible budget", said Sununu.
In case you missed it, Animal Adventure Park owner Jordan Patch offered a few updates and FAQ's on April last week. Patch has openly given up on making predictions and is waiting like everyone else for April to give birth.
However, no live contact is allowed, but this is where we begin to see the 7-on-7, 9-on-9 and full 11-on-11 drills and practices. This part of the offseason is voluntary, with player attendance under Chuck Pagano hovering over 90 percent in past years.
Guest of India and sworn enemy of the People's Republic of China- the 14th Dalai Lama is the person of interest this week. He is expected to take part in Namami Brahmaputra festival and deliver a speech at the Gauhati University on Sunday.
He arranged meetings between Trump and leaders from Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto. Democratic members of Nunes' House committee said his ability to lead a bipartisan probe is compromised.
Some promotional offers make it possible to watch the all-cricket network, including Tuesday's Sri Lanka vs. Sri Lanka eased to a comfortable 6-wicket win in the first T20I at the R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo .
Anxious about what could have happened to his daughter, her father reported her missing to the Tucson, Arizona police. Police say they have investigated more than 2,200 leads since the girl's disappearance nearly five years ago.
Setkus could prove to be the shield that guards Lithuania's chances of gaining a result and avoiding a humiliation on Sunday. England did concede a goal in the autumn qualifiers and the best bet is to look for a correct score with a home win to nil.
A later threat timeframe would mean a higher risk of severe storms , but an earlier arrival would mean a weakened severe threat. Round three is expected to come in the evening with storms developing through 9 p.m.
But, according to wrestling pundit, Dave Meltzer it would not be so big if Taker was pitted against the franchise. John Cena's first marriage ended in disaster for him as he lost a good part of his fortune during the divorce.
MCEVERS: Back in the early '80s, team owner Al Davis hated the decrepit Oakland Coliseum where the Raiders played. If the Coliseum rejects the Raiders in 2019, that would leave the franchise with few options.
Facebook has lost a legal fight against the Manhattan district attorney who sought search warrants for hundreds of user accounts. The court found that only users themselves have the right to challenge warrants in criminal proceedings.
The movie stars Anushka Sharma, Diljit Dosanjh, Suraj Sharma and Mehreen Pirzada, and is slated to release on March 24, 2017 . Overall, Phillauri is a ideal watch this weekend which makes you laugh and cry, also redefining romance on celluloid.
Hyperloop One floats 11 potential routes for first USA system
The hyperloop will need to accelerate and slow down gently, so that the gravitational forces don't leave passengers feeling ill. The 11 routes have been designed by independent teams through the Hyperloop One Global Challenge announced past year .
Derek Jeter reportedly interested in bidding for Miami Marlins
The report also claims that my "post-All-Star Game" timeline could be nonsense, and that a deal could be done as early as March. Jeter reportedly is working with former Morgan Stanley brokerage chief Gregory Fleming, while Bush is teaming with Citigroup .
Mets' Noah Syndergaard leaves Opening Day with blister on finger
Days before the first pitch, a Quinnipiac University poll showed NY baseball fans preferred the Mets over the Yankees, 45% to 43%. What Manager John Farrell said has impressed him most about 22-year-old during his short time in the majors is the lack of panic.
De'Aaron Fox and Kentucky show UCLA the exit
Kentucky's offense also was fueled by Malik Monk , who found his shooting stroke to the tune of 21 points, including three points. Kentucky point guard De'Aaron Fox got the better of Lonzo Ball , in a big way, on Friday night in the Sweet 16.
IRS to use private debt collectors amid huge telephone scam
And they "must be courteous and must respect taxpayer rights", according to the agency. "Here's a simple rule to keep in mind". The IRS looks at the taxpayer's income and assets to make a determination regarding the taxpayer's ability to pay.
Rob Gronkowski Gets in the Ring for WrestleMania 33
A star of the NFL, Gronkowski is a Super Bowl victor with the Patriots, and is one of the best tight-ends in American Football. The final three were Rawley, Jinder Mahal, and Killian Dain , the big muscle of NXT's SAnitY faction.
Michail Antonio's West Ham contract talks at a standstill
While the top four hopes may be waning for Arsenal, they still have to try to finish as high as possible in the table. Within hours of the result, the West Ham board had issued a statement declaring "100 per cent faith" in the Croat.
Canadian Babies Cry More Than Infants In Other Countries
In contrast just 5.5 per cent of Danish babies cry for more than three hours a day, and only 6.7 per cent of German babies. Colic has always been defined as infant crying that lasts longer than three hours a day for at least three days a week.
Indian Open: Sindhu to take on South Korea's Ji Hyun in semis
Olympic silver-medallist PV Sindhu beat second seed Sung Ji Hyun 21-18 14-21 21-14 to enter the Indian Open Super Series final. Watch PV Sindhu vs Carolina Marin Live Streaming final Badminton of India Open by using the guide which given here below.
Ms. Pac-Man Fully Playable in Google Maps Right Now
This is yet another classic example of how Google celebrates April Fool's Day , not to mention their great love for video games. For now, you can kill some time in the classroom or office by opening up Google Maps and playing a few rounds of Ms.