Legislative leaders approve $25 million in supplemental spending


Leading lawmakers on Thursday approved $25 million in supplemental spending to  replace a nearly obsolete fingerprint identification system and add money for business recruiting, foster care and the state fair.

The Legislative Coordinating Council received $76.2 million in requests, including about $32 million from a pot of money that was originally intended to help the state react to the coronavirus pandemic.

Lawmakers agreed it was a stretch in some cases to consider the . . .


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