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Georgia Senate approves $32.4B budget proposal with cuts to higher ed, GPB funding

The Georgia Senate passed its version of next year’s $32.4 billion state budget Thursday that includes less money for teachers in higher education and slashes 26% of Georgia Public Broadcasting’s state funding. HB 19, which passed on a 51-1 vote, would also give state employees and teachers a $2,000 pay increase, fully fund HOPE college […]