PSG budget vote is unsuccessful because to internal spending concerns.

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Purdue Student Government's first meeting on Wednesday saw the approval of a new small-grant director post but failed to adopt its budget for 2022–23 owing to procedural issues.

Purdue Student Government's first meeting on Wednesday saw the approval of a new small-grant director post but failed to adopt its budget for 2022–23 owing to procedural issues.

On Wednesday night, the 2022–23 budget was brought up for discussion. The fall retreat, where numerous student organisations gather and take part in seminars and alumni networks, received a $5,000 budget. 

On Wednesday night, the 2022–23 budget was brought up for discussion. The fall retreat, where numerous student organisations gather and take part in seminars and alumni networks, received a $5,000 budget. 

Due in large part to the fact that many Senators were unaware of the expenditure until that particular meeting, the $5,000 ended up being the stumbling block that would lead to the budget resolution's failure and raise concerns about PSG's transparency from senators.

Every year, (PSG and other organisations) hold a fall retreat, but for the past few years, due to COVID, they have had to attend meetings on campus instead, according to PSG Press Secretary Evan Chrise. "So it will need more networking with various groups," said the speaker.

Before the meeting, there was ambiguity on this aspect of the budget. Chrise remarked, "I'm not exactly clear why (the senate) wasn't told prior.

Due to a lack of information, some senators voiced a wish to reduce the cost of the fall retreat.

President Eleanor Diddona stated, "Just to be clear, we were contractually bound to pay for 112 people first before senate has even approved it."

Jensen noted that the choice was reached by a vote of the cabinet throughout the summer.

Senator Syndey Terrell, however, had a different perspective.