As the FY 2015-2016 budget impasse continues, counties are facing significant impacts. The state mandates counties to provide many human services, and delays in funding do not excuse them from providing those services. As delays drag on, counties draw from reserves, delay provider payments, curtail non-essential services, or borrow funds. Clients, providers, and taxpayers are impacted.
This web page provides information about the impacts of the FY 2015-2016 budget impasse on counties, as well as resources for counties to contact their legislators.