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Budgets Win Committee Approval

Montgomery, Alabama – Alabama's 5.6 billion dollar Education Budget and 2.6 billion dollar General Fund budget made it through Legislative committees Wednesday.

The General Fund spending plan includes more than 1billion dollars from the federal stimulus plan.

House Government Appropriations Committee Chairman John Knight, (D) Montgomery, says even with the federal dollars, spending will still be tight for many state agencies.