The Transylvania Times -

Release The Funds

 

November 25, 2019



Recently, the General Assembly declined to negotiate with the governor regarding pay raises for school employees. Even though other state employees received a raise, the General Assembly adjourned for the year without giving most school personnel a salary increase. This was done in spite of the state having a surplus of several hundred million dollars.

The General Assembly also is withholding more than $700 million they were ordered by a judge in 2008 to turn over to the schools. The General Assembly may have had a good rationale for withholding the funds at that time when the state was a...



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