(Hours 2a,b,c) Rich talked to Senator Gary Daniels, who is the Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee. Senator Daniels started by sharing about his time so far as part of the Senate Finance Committee and telling the listeners what he thinks should be considered in creating the budget. They discussed infrastructure funding appropriation, tax cuts and more.
(Hour 2b) Rich continued with Senator Daniels by inquiring about the increased level of disagreement over the budget. They talked about where spending is increasing and why it is doing so, tackling social services spending, full day kindergarten, Planned Parenthood and more.
(Hour 2c) Rich and the Senator discussed education funding, speaking about scholarships and whether or not that’s the role of government. They spoke about a revitalization fund, the accountability in the university system, expanded Medicaid, what the budget means to the general public and more. Tune in to get all of the details!