Senate budget lacks funds for TDI

Other Gateway City priorities get a boost

Last week, the Senate released its fiscal year 2018 Ways and Means Budget recommendation. The Senate proved to be a leader on line items supported by the Gateway Cities Legislative Caucus, including Regional Transit Authorities, dual enrollment, Community College workforce grants, and adult basic education. However, there was one notable absences. The Senate budget proposal did not include any funding for the Transformative Development Initiative.

Here is a summary of the line items and proposed amendments Gateway Cities Caucus members are supporting:

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