Texas House Panel Sets Execution Date for 'Robin Hood'

Albanese, Elizabeth
March 2003
Bond Buyer;3/13/2003, Vol. 343 Issue 31592, p3
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Reports on approval of a measure that would abolish the Texas school finance called Robin Hood by the House Public Education Committee. Reason for abolishing Robin Hood; Additional funding required for school finance during 2004-2005 biennium.


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