Tag Archives: Education Funding

State News
March 21, 2018

On deck: budget, taxes, firearms and more

By Rep. Jim Harrison, R-Bridgewater, Chittenden, Killington and Mendon

Some of the sessions big issues will be up for votes on the House floor this coming week, including the “must pass” state budget. This is the time of year when committees have passed out bills…

State News
February 28, 2018

Ed funding, school safety and coyotes

 By Rep. Jim Harrison, R-Bridgewater, Chittenden, Killington & Mendon Education funding

Leadership in the Vermont House made it a priority earlier this session to address the way we fund K-12 education. The current system, which was born out of Act 60 about 20 years ago…

State News
February 21, 2018

Legislative updates

Key issues emerging

By Rep. Jim Harrison (Bridgewater, Chittenden, Killington & Mendon)

Jim Harrison

The key issues of the 2018 legislative session are now becoming evident. The Senate approved a minimum wage hike to $15 last week, while at the same time, downplaying a…