Atlanta senator files resolution on education budget

Friday, January 17, 2014

A day after denouncing the education proposals of Gov. Nathan Deal, Democratic challenger and state Sen. Jason Carter, D-Atlanta, filed a resolution to make permanent his proposal to prioritize education spending statewide.

Senate Resolution 750 would ask Georgia voters to approve a constitutional change that would make legislators separate education funding from the rest of the state’s budget. He has called it a proposed “trust fund for education that will keep the politicians from raiding it to pay for other things.”

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