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By the numbers: FY22-23 budget in brief

Written on Sep 10, 2021

Provided by Hannah News Service

With HB110 (Oelslager), the FY22-23 budget, signed and now in effect, the Legislative Service Commission (LSC) has posted its examination of the nearly $162 billion in All Funds spending bill over the biennium.

According to LSC's "Budget in Brief," the bill, as enacted, provides state and federal General Revenue Funds (GRF) appropriations totaling $34.84 billion for FY22, a decrease of 2.0 percent from FY21 actual spending, and $39.24 billion for FY23, an increase of 12.6 percent over FY22. State-source GRF appropriations -- that is without the federal Medicaid match -- total $24.17 billion in FY22 and $26.07 billion in FY23, increases of 5.9 percent and 7.9 percent respectively. Across All Funds, appropriations total $80.78 billion in FY22 and $81.13 billion in FY23, increases of 6.3 percent and 0.4 percent, respectively.

The following is a round up of numbers from the FY22-23 budget:

$39.55 billion - FY21 actual GRF total from all sources which includes the federal Medicaid match.

$36.62 billion - FY22 estimated GRF total from all sources including the federal Medicaid match, a 7.4 percent drop from FY21.

$40.02 billion - FY23 estimated GRF total from all sources, a 9.3 percent increase from FY22.

$26.47 billion - FY21 actual GRF tax total.

$25.44 billion - FY22 estimated GRF tax total, a 3.9 percent drop from FY21.

$26.28 billion - FY23 estimated GRF tax total, a 3.3 percent increase from FY22.

$12.19 billion -- FY21 actual GRF revenue from sales and use tax -- now the largest source of state tax dollars.

$12.31 billion -- FY22 forecasted GRF revenue from sales and use tax.

$12.46 billion -- FY23 forecasted GRF revenue from sales and use tax.

$10.2 billion -- FY21 actual GRF revenue from personal income tax

$8.92 billion -- FY22 forecasted GRF revenue from personal income tax.

$4.43 billion - FY21 actual GRF revenue from other state receipts.

$4.78 billion - FY22 forecasted GRF revenue from other state receipts.

$4.94 billion - FY22 forecasted GRF revenue from other state receipts.

$12.73 billion - FY21 actual GRF moneys from federal grants.

$10.6 billion - FY22 forecasted GRF moneys from federal grants.

$13.08 billion - FY23 forecasted GRF moneys from federal grants.

$9.36 billion - FY21 actual GRF spending for K-12 education.

$9.93 billion - FY22 appropriated GRF spending for K-12 education.

$10.08 billion - FY23 appropriated GRF spending for K-12 education.

$18.09 billion - FY21 actual GRF spending for Medicaid.

$15.97 billion - FY22 appropriated GRF spending for Medicaid.

$20.15 billion - FY23 appropriated GRF spending for Medicaid.

$1.37 billion - FY21 actual GRF non-Medicaid spending for health and human services.

$1.62 billion - FY22 appropriated GRF non-Medicaid spending for health and human services.

$1.61 billion - FY23 appropriated GRF non-Medicaid spending for health and human services.

$2.68 billion - FY21 actual GRF spending for higher education.

$2.76 billion - FY22 appropriated GRF spending for higher education.

$2.76 billion - FY23 appropriated GRF spending for higher education.

$2.02 billion - FY21 actual GRF spending for corrections.

$2.18 billon - FY22 appropriated GRF spending for corrections.

$2.25 billion - FY23 appropriated GRF spending for corrections.

$2.04 billion - FY21 actual GRF spending for general government.

$2.39 billion - FY22 appropriated GRF spending for general government.

$2.40 billion - FY23 appropriated GRF spending for general government.

$34.84 billion - Total state and federal GRF appropriations for FY22, a decrease of 2.0 percent from FY21.

$39.24 billion - Total state and federal GRF appropriations for FY23, an increase of 12.6 percent over FY22.

$24.17 billion - State-source GRF appropriations in FY22, an increase of 5.9 percent over FY21.

$26.07 billion - State-source GRF appropriations in FY23, an increase of 7.9 percent over FY22.

$5.3 billion - State share of GRF Medicaid spending in FY22, a decrease of 1.1 percent from FY21.

$6.97 billion - State share of GRF Medicaid spending in FY23, an increase of 31.6 percent. According to LSC, the large increase is due to the expected end of the enhanced federal reimbursement rate in place during the pandemic as well as the decrease in funding from the Health and Human Services Fund from FY22 to FY23.

$350 million - Federal funding appropriated in FY22 for COVID-19 testing and epidemiologic surveillance activities, with $150 million appropriated in FY23. The budget also appropriates $50 million n FY22 for COVID-19 vaccine distribution.

$152.5 million - FY22 appropriation of federal CARES Act funding for costs related to the pandemic, including $29.0 million for the state’s share of FEMA’s assistance program for nonprofit hospitals, $25.0 million for grants to the lodging industry, $20.0 million for grants to entertainment venues, $18.0 million for state agency costs in response to the pandemic, $18.0 million for prisons, $12.0 million for foodbanks, $10.0 million for grants to new businesses, $7.0 million for mental health services, $4.2 million for the Department of Health, $2.5 million for cleaning at state parks, $2.0 million for veterans homes, $1.8 million for the Department of Administrative Services, $1.0 million for local fairs, $1.0 million for relief efforts of the National Guard, and $1.0 million for the Ohio Humanities Council.

$1.18 billion - FY22 appropriation for property tax rollbacks and the homestead exemption for school districts. The final budget appropriates $1.2 billion for FY23.

2 Percent - Limitation on instructional and general fee increases for state colleges and universities in the budget. HB110 also limits increases to $5 per credit hour for community colleges.


Story originally published in The Hannah Report on September 7, 2021.  Copyright 2021 Hannah News Service, Inc.