The Roundtable commends the General Assembly for approving the budget in a timely manner this year. Before they leave for the year, however, the Roundtable believes lawmakers must approve House Bill 460 – a crucial first step to bringing Delaware’s long-term finances in order.
This legislation begins the process of enacting a constitutional amendment to smooth out the highs and lows of revenue projections and more prudently control state spending. It does so by
limiting year-to-year spending growth based on a series of economic indicators.
The General Assembly has an unprecedented opportunity to demonstrate to taxpayers that they are committed to a stronger, more secure fiscal approach built on long-term economic growth and restraint in state spending.