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Appropriations
Committee Members
Gooch, SteveVice Chairman
Burke, DeanSecretary
Anderson, LeeEx-Officio
Payne, Chuck Ex-Officio
Subcommittees:
Agriculture & Natural Resources
Community Health
Criminal Justice & Public Safety
Economic Development
Education and Higher Education
Government Operations
Human Dev. & Public Health
Judicial
Transportation
History and Duties
 The Appropriations Committee has broad jurisdiction over legislation involving the expenditure of state and federal funds. The committee is responsible for developing the state's budget with specific appropriations to the various government agencies, departments, and organizations on an annual basis. The committee has fourteen (14) standing subcommittees. Georgia requires that the state's budget be balanced.
Capitol Office
234 State Capitol
Atlanta, GA 30334
Phone: (404) 656-5038
Fax: (404) 657-7094
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NamePositionEmail Address
Kathleen CominskiAdministrative Assistantkathleen.cominski@senate.ga.gov
Alex AzarianSRO Analystalex.azarian@senate.ga.gov

Fast Facts

  • The proposed FY2020 budget is $27.6 billion
  • This budget proposal includes a 2% raise for all state employees that would cost $120 million
  • Capital Outlay Projects in General Obligation bonds totaling over a billion for infrastructure and equipment improvements in the state
  • Appropriations has 11 sucbommittees and is the largest standing committee

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