Last year, the Legislature approved $6.5 million as initial, one-time funding for the Governor’s Hydrogen Highway Initiative. The budget proposes to increase funding for the Hydrogen Highway Initiative by an additional $6.5 million in 2006-07. We think that the requested funding is premature until the board submits a statutorily required report that will enable the Legislature to evaluate whether continued funding for this purpose is warranted.
[PDF] Analysis of the 2008-09 Budget Bill, Resources ChapterReport Feb 23, 2006
[PDF] Analysis of the 2006-07 Budget Bill, Resources ChapterReport Feb 23, 2006
Highlights of the 2006-07 Analysis