Archive for Tag: fair school funding

School funding needs structural change to help districts, say Eulner and Piperno

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywomen Kim Eulner and Marilyn Piperno are advocating for structural changes to school funding to increase state aid for schools and lower property taxes at the same time. The Asbury Park TapInto reported Thursday that Democrat Sen. Vin Gopal is looking for a temporary Band-Aid to...

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Murphy’s budget is a pork-filled, empty-promises mess, LD10 legislators say

TRENTON, N.J. – With New Jersey residents still reeling from government-mandated Covid-19 lockdowns and now record inflation and a looming recession those policies sparked, Assemblymen Greg McGuckin and John Catalano are criticizing Gov. Phil Murphy’s budget that funds pork yet fails to deliver meaningful relief to taxpayers. Flanked by a...

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Newly elected GOP lawmakers glad Murphy’s school funding cuts will be returned to LD11 schools

TRENTON, N.J. – A week ago the federal Department of Education sent a letter to the Murphy administration requiring them to return funding to school districts that faced cuts despite being high poverty or high need districts. Assemblywomen-elect Kim Eulner and Marilyn Piperno said they are glad Murphy’s feet...

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