The bi-annual state budget for 2011 and 2012 passed a second and third reading in the Knesset plenum on Wednesday night, with a majority of 63 MKs voting in favor, and 33 voting against.
The budget for 2011 will be approximately NIS 247 billion, and approximately NIS 259 billion in 2012.
Earlier Wednesday, the Knesset passed the Economic Arrangements Bill in a 67 to 43 vote.
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