House Report

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By State Representative Todd Russ

The governor last week signed House Bill 1023XX, which will give teachers an average pay raise of $6,100 beginning next school year and going into the future. She also signed two funding measures to pay for the raises as well as provide increased funding to our public schools.

I’ve heard some confusion over whether the state passed enough revenue to pay for the teacher raises and the increased education funding. I want to reassure those in the education community that we do have enough money for this task.

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