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Schools System Could See Funds Restored Because Of Special Session

April 27th, 2012 by WCBC Radio

Allegany County School Superintendent David Cox says that the local school system could see a million dollars restored as a result of next months special session of the Maryland General Assembly. Already looking at a reduction in state aid of more than three million dollars for the next fiscal year- the so-called “doomsday” budget that was adopted in the final hours of the regular legislative session in Annapolis cut another million from the board. Earlier this week Governor Martin O’Malley called for a mid May special session to address the budget issues. Cox said that after that session, which is expected to last just a few days, the board as well as the county commissioners can begin the budget process in earnest…

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