Alabama Governor Vows More for Education, But No New Taxes

Sigo, Shelly
February 2005
Bond Buyer;2/3/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32063, p7
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This article reports on the spending for education in Alabama. The Alabama governor Bob Riley pledged to continue government reform and to increase spending on education, but not to raise taxes. No hard budget numbers were unveiled in Riley's speech to the Legislature except that the governor plans to spend $10 million implementing an Internet and videoconferencing classroom program enabling students to take courses not available where they live. The details arrive today when the governor delivers his proposed budget for fiscal 2006, which begins October 1.


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