Voting no on the House education finance bill on final action last night: Nays: Bradford, Curtis, DeGraaf, Dove, Edmonds, Edwards, Esau, Garber, Grosserode, Hawkins, Hedke, Henderson, Henry, Highland, Hildabrand, Howell, Jones, Kahrs, Kelley, Kiegerl, Kinzer, McPherson, Meigs, O’Brien, Osterman, Peck, Rhoades, Rothlisberg, Rubin, Sutton, Winn.
Absent or not voting: Read, Schwartz, Thimesch.
We need to be contacting legislators today. “Some conservative lawmakers, such as Rep. Pete DeGraaf, R-Mulvane, said the House bill spends too much money and does not accomplish needed policy reforms.
‘I think it’s a clear indicator that conservatives in the House do not like this plan. The fight’s never over until signing time,’ DeGraaf said.”
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