The Legislative Fiscal Bureau says Republican plans for spending three-point-two-billion dollars in federal stimulus money might not be allowed. The Bureau reviewed those plans and just issued its analysis. The proposals call for spending about 626-million dollars of the money on things prohibited by federal law. Another billion in property tax cuts and some money earmarked for unemployment insurance might have to be repaid. A package of 11 bills was discussed in a Wednesday public hearing before the Legislature’s Joint Finance Committee.

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