Virginia Tea Party Patriots Applauds Governor McDonnell’s Budget Decisions on Education

By |2010-03-03T00:57:51-05:00March 3rd, 2010|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

When the Governor took office he was faced with the challenge of balancing the budget while facing a 2.2 billion dollar shortfall, with a projected 4 billion dollar deficit over the next two years.  To this end, the Governor recommended a decrease in funding to education, a recommendation that has drawn recent criticism. However, these cuts are not only necessary but reasonable. A closer examination of education shows that funding has significantly out-paced enrollment.  Over the past decade funding to [...]