What we got: State Budget 2014-15

Some highlights for Latrobe Valley and regional Victoria:

– $73 million for Latrobe Regional Hospital expansion (previously announced).

-Funding for planning work of the long-awaited Morwell super school, which would combine Commercial Road, Crinigan Road and Tobruk Street primary schools.

-$2.4 million for monitoring air and water quality levels at Morwell by the EPA.

– Funding for overtaking lanes on the Strzelecki and Hyland highways.(previously announced)

– Additional funding of $13.8 million for the Patient Transport Assistance Scheme.

– Additional funding of $9.2 million to extend the Rural Council Planning Flying Squad to address the backlog of planning work in rural councils.

Full budget coverage in Thursday’s Express.