Topic: Aid to Cities

LGA: Deadlines Pass for First 2015 Payment and 2016 Certification Notice

(Published Aug 3, 2015)

Although the Legislature did not pass an omnibus tax bill, the local government aid appropriation will increase by $2.5 million for the 2016 distribution.

Hope Dims for Tax and LGA Provisions

(Published Jun 5, 2015)

The special session agenda will not likely include provisions from the House and Senate omnibus tax bills.

Senate Tax Committee Hears LGA Appropriation Bill

(Published Mar 16, 2015)

The bill would restore the local government aid appropriation to the 2002 level.

Five Counties Added to Recent FEMA Disaster Declaration

(Published Aug 25, 2014)

The counties with the disaster designation are eligible for federal assistance, and their cities are eligible for an early distribution of December LGA.

2015 LGA Certification Announced

(Published Aug 11, 2014)

The 2015 local government aid for cities will increase by $9.3 million to a total of $516.9 million.

LGA Distributions: Some Cities May Qualify for Early Payments

(Published Jul 14, 2014)

Cities impacted by recent natural disasters and those with cash flow needs may be eligible to receive an early distribution of December 2014 LGA.