Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Chairman Amstutz Releases Statement on Executive Budget Proposal

COLUMBUS—With Governor John Kasich’s introduction of his executive budget proposal, House Bill 59, Chairman of the House Finance and Appropriations Committee Ron Amstutz (R-Wooster) has released the following statement:

“The budget proposal that we received today exemplifies Governor Kasich’s bold vision to continue Ohio’s progress toward a more competitive, attractive economy. I am very appreciative of Governor Kasich and his budget team for their hard work on this proposal with tremendous effort from the Legislative Service Commission. This is an earlier-than-usual delivery.”

“We are eager to start hearings on the budget proposal and look forward to discussions that are thoughtful and open for public input. We will work closely with the governor, the Ohio Senate and the many affected Ohioans to ensure that this budget addresses the issues aimed at improving the quality of life in our state.”