The following statement was issued by Senator Steven Oroho and Assemblyman Parker Space (both R-24) on the Democrats’ school funding plan:
Sen. Steven Oroho and Asm. Parker Space said that a school funding plan revealed by Democrats is “pure politics.” (Flickr)
“The plan that was reached is pure politics. It does not address the problems with the current school funding law and frankly it’s a missed opportunity to correct the inequities that harm many of our school districts.
The Democrats' school funding plan is pure politics, it does nothing to address problems w/ current funding law. https://t.co/hy8u41IJps
“The plan the Democrats put forward continues to take more of our money and redistribute it to other parts of the state.
“Just as troubling, to help pay for the $25 million expansion of pre-K they are advocating for, reimbursement to municipalities for property tax relief programs is being delayed from FY2018 to FY2019 which will cause problems with our towns’ budgets.”