The vote would have restored the UA scholarship program, Power Cost Equalization and put up the money to secure nearly $1 billion in federal transportation project money.
the capital budget
The Legislature hoped to kick-start the opening of new drug addiction treatment, but the money is caught in a fight over the PFD.
The chamber refused to add a $3,000 PFD to the capital budget so minority Republicans refused to sign off on a way to pay for the budget, endangering more than $1 billion in federal highway funds.
The Legislature is set to gavel in at 11 a.m. today with a conference committee meeting to adopt the compromise set for 1 p.m.