Education Funding Gets Budget Spotlight

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Education Funding Gets Budget Spotlight

By Frederica Freyberg | Here & Now

May 24, 2019

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Republicans and Democrats remain $900 million apart on funding for K-12 education, with the GOP plan passing the Joint Finance Committee this week. Breaking down the competing plans are Sen. Luther Olsen and Rep. Chris Taylor. Olsen says the Republican plan provides the type of funding Evers asks for, while Taylor says it prioritizes tax breaks over school funding.


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