Next Tuesday, voters will head to the polls to decide on their local school district's budget. School spending statewide is only expected to increase by 2.2 percent according to a report from the Association of School Businesses Officials. That translates to a tax levy of less than 1 percent for voters. And that is partly because of the state's cap on property taxes, which is just one thing school business officials say they want to modify. The Executive Director of the Association of School Business Officials, Michael Borges, joins us to explain.
The Property Tax Cap and School Spending
By Capital Tonight Staff | May 11, 2016 @9:48 PM