South reports on legislative session



The 2019 regular legislative session that adjourned earlier this month accomplished many tasks that I believe will improve the lives of the citizens throughout House District 16.  In addition to providing record funding for public education and essential state services, we implemented some much needed and long overdue pieces of legislation. The Fiscal Year 2020 Education Trust Fund budget, which takes effect on October 1, will provide $7.1 billion to Alabama’s K-12 public schools, community colleges, and public universities.  That figure represents a record amount of funding for public education and bears strong witness to the strength and success of our current economy.

 

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