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Ohio Senate is trying to complete Ohio budget
Senate President Keith Faber isn't worried about getting the budget done by June 1
by WKSU's STATEHOUSE CORRESPONDENT JO INGLES


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The state's two-year budget needs to be signed into law by the end of June. The Ohio Senate is just now starting to look at and hold hearings on it. But Senate President Keith Faber is not worried about his members being able to get the job completed on time.
FABER on the budget timetable

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“We always joke around the Senate that the governor had six months to get the budget done. The House had six weeks and we have six days. We did our process to keep this moving and hopefully get our process done the first week of June, which is a quick, quick turnaround for us.”

Faber says senators will likely make some changes to the House’s version of the budget as it goes through the legislative process.
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