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Reducation education funding plan reduced


Reducation education funding plan reduced

The Associated Press

HELENA — Senate Republicans are trimming their education spending plan in hopes of getting full support from their caucus.

Some Republicans bucked the original plan that re-crafts key aspects of school funding while increasing funding about 3 percent over the two-year budget period.

Late Thursday, a committee reduced the funding a little and made clear that the 2013 Legislature will have to revisit a controversial plan to redistribute some of the oil and gas money from resource-rich eastern Montana counties.

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