Lt. Governor Casey Cagle Statement Regarding State Budget

August 1, 2008

Lt. Governor Casey Cagle released the following statement regarding Governor Perdue’s decision to order budget hold-backs for some state agencies:

“Responsible governing requires the courage to make tough decisions.  Just as many Georgia families are making sacrifices in this economy, our state must also seek out ways to stay financially healthy.  I applaud Governor Perdue for his proactive approach to this issue and we will be at the table working together as we continue to assess our financial status through this fiscal year.”