Georgia governor signs budget including raises and bonuses

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Published: Feb. 16, 2021 at 7:54 AM EST
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ATLANTA (AP) — A budget signed by Georgia’s governor provides for spending through June and increases spending for education and health care.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported that the amended budget for fiscal year 2021 runs through the end of June and increases state spending by $654 million and also includes raises for some state employees and bonuses for others.

Gov. Brian Kemp signed the midyear spending plan on Monday.

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