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F 64 - Pay Raise for Public School Employees - Key Vote

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Legislation - Amendment Adopted (House) (90-56) - (Key vote)

Title: Pay Raise for Public School Employees

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt an amendment that establishes equal, across the board raises for all teachers, librarians, counselors, and nurses employed in Texas schools.

Highlights:
- Transfers $263 million in Fiscal Year 2008 and $319 million in Fiscal Year 2009 from Awards for Student Achievement and Educator Excellence Awards programs to Foundation School Programs (F 63, Sec. 1). - Requires that the transferred funds be used for an equal salary increase for full-time school employees including, teachers, librarians, counselors, and nurses equal to the total transfer (F 64).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Sponsors

  • Rick Noriega (TX - D) (Out Of Office)
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