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Media Advisory: 2016-2017 Biennial Budget Details to be Released

January 8, 2015

Media Advisory: 2016-2017 Biennial Budget Details to be Released

AUGUSTA � On Friday, the LePage Administration will release details on the upcoming biennial budget.

The proposed biennial budget builds on the successes of Governor LePage�s first term. It maintains the safety net for our most vulnerable citizens, while also providing tax relief for Maine families and small businesses.

�We need good-paying jobs that encourage young people and families to stay here in Maine,� said Governor Paul R. LePage. �My biennial budget proposal advances bold reforms that will make Maine competitive with other states and make it easier for Mainers to live more prosperous lives.� Prior to the media briefing, administration officials will brief legislative leadership and members of the Appropriations and Financial Affairs Committee on details of the Governor�s budget.

WHEN: 3:30 p.m., Friday, Jan. 9

WHERE: Cabinet Room, State House, Augusta

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