Budget Chair Brown's statement on 2020 fiscal closeout report

Posted by: Courtney Heiden  | Thursday, July 16, 2020 2:00 pm

Note to the Press: Please include the following statement from State Rep. Tim Brown (R-Crawfordsville), chair of the State Budget Committee and of the House Ways and Means Committee, in your coverage of Indiana's 2020 fiscal closeout report issued today:

STATEHOUSE (July 16, 2020) – "The COVID-19 pandemic has put a strain on the state budget, but Indiana remains in a better financial position than most other states due to our longstanding commitment to responsible fiscal management. As we head into the upcoming fiscal year, state leaders will continue to be mindful of our responsibility to Hoosier taxpayers by allocating our resources efficiently and effectively, prioritizing funding for critical services like K-12 education and reducing government costs whenever possible."

Read the full fiscal closeout report here.