Gov. Bullock signs school funding bill, vetoes privatization bill
Today, Governor Steve Bullock signed SB 175 (L.Jones) - to fund public schools - as passed by the legislature. This is the bipartisan bill that MEA-MFT and the rest of Montana's public school community worked so hard together to pass this session.
And, today, the governor, vetoed SB 81 (Lewis) - to create taxpayer funded scholarships for private and sectarian student scholarships. SB 81 diverted tax money from public schools to private schools.
More to follow . . . but knowing Governor Bullock has done the right thing makes this a GREAT DAY for all Montana public education.
A note of thanks to the governor is in order. You can send him an email from this link:
And let none of us in public education forget.