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Senator Mike Doherty Senator Mike Doherty (R-23)
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June 13, 2011
Doherty to Hold Town Hall Meeting 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 Wednesday, June 15, at the Clinton Township Middle School at 7 P.M.

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: Wednesday, June 15 @ 7 P.M.

What: Town hall meeting on the “Fair School Funding” plan

Where: Clinton Township Middle School, 34 Grayrock Road, Clinton Township, 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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