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Lt. Gov. Proposes $110 Million Boost to Education (VIDEO)

JACKSON, Miss. – Lt. Governor Tate Reeves revealed a plan Monday to increase K-12 education spending by $110 million, bringing total education spending to $2.5 billion for fiscal year 2016.The funding for that would come from a projected growth in reoccurring state revenues totaling to $127 million.

Reeves proposal is similar to one proposed by Democrat leaders, Sen. Hob Bryan and  Rep. Cecil Brown, who suggested boosting K-12 funding $105 million.

Reeves’s proposal still needs approval by the Mississippi House and Senate.

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