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Clifford W. Crouch
Assembly District 122
 
Crouch: $164 Million In Extra Revenue Should Go To Upstate Schools, Not Political Hand-Outs
Statement from Assemblyman Clifford W. Crouch (R,I-Guilford)
March 22, 2012

If the New York state comptroller is correct in forecasting a $164 million surplus this year, that money should go toward school aid distribution for our rural, upstate school districts, not political hand-outs for Albany and New York City leaders. I have said before, the loss in aid for our Southern Tier school districts in this year’s proposed budget is devastating to our schools. Currently, we are negotiating $250 million to be redirected to schools, and this additional $164 million will go a long way to help offset the strain that has been unfairly placed on needy school districts. As this budget continues to be negotiated, I strongly urge legislative leaders and Governor Andrew Cuomo to do not what is politically convenient but what is right to help our children get the best education possible.

 
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