House budget chairman says some tinkering likely with 2011-2012 budget

11/19/2010 07:06 PM

Lawmakers will likely have to go in to move some money around, including shifting $12 million to $15 million of higher education money from 2011 to 2012 and moving funds around to plug a hole in Medicaid, the House budget committee chairman said.

Rep. Rick Rand, a Bedford Democrat who chairs the House appropriations and revenue committee, said on Pure Politics Friday that the legislature will have spend some time during the 2011 General Assembly reopening parts of the state’s two-year budget that lawmakers passed in a special session in May.

Here’s what he said:

We’ll have more from the interview with Rep. Rick Rand on the site later this weekend.

- Ryan Alessi

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