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Doherty to Hold Town Hall Meeting in Bedminster on “Fair School Funding” Plan

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Senator Michael Doherty, a member of the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee, announced today that he will hold a town hall meeting on his “Fair School Funding” plan. The town hall meeting will be held Monday, September 19 at 7:00 PM in the Bedminster Township Municipal Building, One Miller Lane, Bedminster, NJ.

The Senator has proposed a new school funding formula that is fair and equitable to all students in the state; urban, suburban and rural. The new formula be would implemented by constitutional amendment that would have to approved by the voters.

The proposed constitutional amendment will provide equal school aid for each student, regardless of where the student resides.  New Jersey needs to establish a fair, simple, transparent, and straightforward educational funding formula that takes the income tax fund and distributes the fund equally to each student.

Who: Senator Michael Doherty
When: Monday, September 19, 2011 at 7:00 P.M.
What: Town Hall meeting on the “Fair School Funding” plan
Where: Bedminster Township Municipal Building, One Miller Lane, Bedminster, NJ

There will be a question and answer session following the presentation.  For more information contact the office of Senator Doherty at (908) 835-0552.

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