TITLE

Texas School Bill in Flux

AUTHOR(S)
Albanese, Elizabeth
PUB. DATE
March 2005
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;3/17/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32092, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that the Texas Senate will consider a school funding bill approved by the House. Praise given by Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst on the bill as a starting point for school finance reform; Order of Travis County District Court judge John Dietz for the state to rewrite school finance laws that would put more money into K-12 education spending and lower local property taxes; Aim of the measure to increase the state sales tax and levy sales taxes on more products and services.
ACCESSION #
16458470

 

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