Gov. Brian Kemp is giving lawmakers permission to spend $250 million from Georgia’s rainy day fund to decrease budget cuts in the year beginning... Gov. Kemp says lawmakers can spend some state savings to ease budget cuts

Gov. Brian Kemp is giving lawmakers permission to spend $250 million from Georgia’s rainy day fund to decrease budget cuts in the year beginning July 1.   Kemp agreed to tap the state’s piggy bank Monday, June 22, as he set a new revenue estimate for the 2021 budget year, cutting the ceiling for spending state-collected revenue from $28.1 billion to $25.9 billion.

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