Special Legislative Session Begins Nov. 13

November 20, 2001

Gov. Jane Dee Hull opens a special session of the Legislature Tuesday, Nov. 13, looking to close a potential $1.6 billion shortfall in state revenue over this fiscal year and next. Among her stated principles are no cuts in K-12 education funding, no increases in taxes, and maximizing federal reimbursements to the state, including health care and social programs.