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By David Martin
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Senator believes education bills were not cost-based

 

April 12, 2017



Speaking to a small group of people Thursday night, Sen. John Hastert, Minority Whip for the Wyoming Senate, said the past legislative session didn’t result in cost-based cuts to education.

“Education funding needs to be equitable and cost-based,” Hastert said.

Echoing comments made by Representatives Stan Blake and John Freemen, Hastert said the session was one of the most difficult he’s been involved in. The legislature passed a bill which resulted in approximately $34 million in cuts to education. For Sweetwater County School District No. 2, those cuts resulted in the district...



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