Education organizations, advocates expected on Sept. 3 to urge Gov. Ducey to call special session, end inflationary funding lawsuit

| September 2, 2015

By Progressnowarizona.org

More than a dozen organizations are joining together to call on Gov. Doug Ducey to put an end to the expensive inflationary funding lawsuit by calling a special session and demanding legislative leaders honor the will of the voters and pay the court-mandated debt to schools. Advocates are urging the Governor and legislature to use the estimated $325 million in state surplus revenues to address the urgent needs of schools and the students they serve. The press conference will be conducted in both English and Spanish.

The news conference is scheduled to be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 3 at the Arizona Capitol Senate Lawn, 1700 W.Washington St., Phoenix.

Organizations expected to attend include:

 

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