November 13, 2014 | Atlanta, Georgia

Louisiana to Georgia: Budget Process Exchange

Members of the House Fiscal Division of the Louisiana House of Representatives met with staff in the House Budget and Research Office (HRBO) of the Georgia House of Representatives in Atlanta, Georgia, to discuss processes and procedures related to formulating the state budget. The LSEP, which also was attended by Representative Terry England, Chair of the Georgia House of Representatives Appropriations Committee, was coordinated by Martha Wigton, director of HRBO. The legislative staff covered myriad topics including recent tax initiatives in Georgia, pension plans, provider fees, Medicaid expansion and the HOPE Scholarship.