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Thu Dec 6, 2018, 11:33 PM

Holcomb unveils modest agenda for upcoming legislative session; some teachers may see a pay cut

INDIANAPOLIS Gov. Eric Holcomb is seeking myriad incremental changes to many existing state government programs and services, but he will not ask the Indiana General Assembly next year to enact major new initiatives or spend much additional money.

The Republican chief executive on Thursday announced a 2019 legislative agenda that takes steps toward achieving his long-term goals for the state, while avoiding positions on several hot-button topics, such as gambling and gun rights, that almost are certain to dominate the four-month legislative session that begins Jan. 3.

Plans for changes to education and workforce development comprise the bulk of the governor's agenda, just as they did in his first two sessions.

Holcomb said he supports additional funding in the two-year state budget for kindergarten-through-12th-grade education. But he declined to say how much of an increase he'll ask the Republican-controlled General Assembly to approve.

Read more: https://www.nwitimes.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/holcomb-unveils-modest-agenda-for-upcoming-legislative-session-some-hoosier/article_88496416-b51f-5637-a9aa-029bc54e9131.html

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Thu Dec 6, 2018, 11:37 PM

1. Public education in Indiana

is in desperate need of more funding. I suppose Holcomb will only give additional funds to private and charter schools and let the public schools rot.

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