The recommendation comes with a forecast of continued shortfalls in State revenues.
The governors proposed balanced budget for Fiscal Year 2011, which will be detailed by DF&A officials, anticipates a return to current budget levels on July 1, 2010.
The revised forecast means a 2.4% budget reduction across-the-board. Other education funds will be used to protect public education and adequacy requirements.
Rainy-day funds and other set-asides will be used to lessen the impact of the cuts for the Departments of Human Services, Correction and Community Corrections.