We Stand With Local Governments
I’ve taken a stand to push for the federal government to provide responsible financial support to our state and local governments in our next aid package. We will continue to call for this support because it is the right thing to do. Let me take a moment to explain why:
We do, however, need to place important restrictions and requirements on this federal aid to ensure it has the greatest impact on districts like ours because:
One only needs to take one look at what New York has done with its education funding to understand why these restrictions are unfortunately necessary. Let’s make sure we’re providing the right funding that is needed for our local governments – and the people they serve – to get through this crisis together.