Governor Perry Coming to Lubbock on School Finance Plan Tour - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

6/24/05

Governor Perry Coming to Lubbock on School Finance Plan Tour

Governor Rick Perry's three-day tour across Texas will bring him to Lubbock this Saturday. We told you the governor is traveling to 11 cities to try to gain support for his school finance plan.

The issue currently has Texas legislators in a special session. Governor Perry's proposal includes a higher sales tax, a pay raise for teachers and a cut in property taxes.

NewsChannel 11 will bring you more details about his plan following a morning news conference on Saturday.

6/21/05
Gov. Perry Proposes Historic Education Funding, Record Property Tax Relief
On Tuesday Gov. Rick Perry unveiled his plan to improve education by increasing school funding while alleviating the tax burden on local property taxpayers.

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