LDA Legislative News – January 2020

Fiscal Year 2021 Deliberations Begin With only a few exceptions over the past several years, Congress has extended the time needed to settle funding for the federal fiscal year.  One year’s deliberations seem to blend into conversations about the following year’s funding.  Extending the federal process can seriously impact school districts and other state and local agencies, as they try to set their own budgets for the coming year.  This process continued in Fiscal Year 2020 (FY 2020), with Congress finally deciding funding in December, three months after the start of the fiscal year.  Now discussions are already underway on… Read More »