Markell signs spending plan for Delaware’s extra revenue

    With a swish of his pen, Del. Gov. Jack Markell signed the state budget early this morning, allocating $325 million in unexpected gains in state revenue.

    WHYY’s Bill Cook has the full report on the budget, but some of the spending breaks down like so:

    $3.5 billion general fund operating budget
    $664 million capital budget
    $41.2 million grant-in-aid bill

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