Tag: budget shortfall

Makes me wanna cry

I hear all of this talk about how children are our future. We need to do this and that for our children. Then we cut funding to programs that have been proven to benefit children. This is why I’m balding. I’m pulling my hair out. From NYT: What is a humdrum routine for millions of students around the country — riding to and from school on a yellow bus — has become a thing of the past for Aubrey. Faced with a budget shortfall, the Hutto Independent School District stopped providing bus service to him and other students who live within

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Notes from Rep. Susan Fisher

Representative Susan Fisher N. C. House of Representatives Raleigh, North Carolina 27601 (919) 715-2013 The Raleigh Report From the Office of Representative Susan Fisher March 20, 2009 Governor Perdue released her proposed budget for 2009-2011 this week and as expected made many deep cuts. The governor’s proposal would cut at least 20 government programs, close seven prisons and result in the loss of hundreds of jobs. The governor also made it clear that education would continue to be her priority. Her proposed budget would actually increase per pupil spending in North Carolina , just as she promised to do in her

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.


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