Education funding a hot topic at video conference
What will happen with education funding in the waning days of the legislative session was a main topic at a legislative video conference in Havre Wednesday.
Representatives of Havre Public Schools and the university system warned of consequences of proposed funding levels.
"If we're looking at a 1-percent increase, we're looking at reductions, " Havre Public Schools Superintendent Andy Carlson said. "That's the reality of where it is. "
On the university side, Chinook resident Greg Jergeson said there are consequences to the current $32-million cut proposed for the higher education budge...