Roberts Package Would Create New Landscape for Schools Assembly Speaker Joe Roberts and Majority Leader Bonnie Watson-Coleman last week unveiled a legislative package directed toward reorganizing local governmentincluding the structure of school districts, school elections, public employee pensions, the education funding formula, and shared services. Get the full story.
Codey Calls for Special Session on Property Taxes Senate President Richard Codey announced last Thursday that he will form a task force to plan a special legislative session on property tax reform. Get the full story.
Panel OK's School Election Changes Next year’s school board member elections would take place in November and votes on base budgets would be eliminated under a bill approved by the Senate Education Committee last Thursday. Get the full story.