N.Y. state Senate GOP's education legislative package aims to counteract Hochul's funding proposals 1

N.Y. state Senate GOP’s education legislative package aims to counteract Hochul’s funding proposals

New York State Senate Republicans have introduced a legislative package to counter Governor Hochul’s changes to the education budget, criticizing her proposed package as a disguised cut and highlighting concerns about eliminating the “Save Harmless” or “Hold Harmless” provision. The connections made by Senate Republicans between the Governor’s proposals to the education budget and the migrant crisis is problematic, as it introduces a divisive and racist dimension to political discourse. This approach fails to uplift the inclusive spirit that has defined New York’s attitude towards immigration, undermining the state’s commitment to fostering growth and innovation.

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