After second glance at income, Alabama governor Bentley proposed chopping budget
by AnnistonStar
 Around the State
Mar 04, 2011 | 1213 views |  1 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend | print | permalink

Tax collections for the state Education Trust Fund in October through February rose 4.8 percent compared to the same period a year earlier, but state officials said a little digging showed that the news really wasn't so rosy.

That not-so-rosy view was what led Gov. Robert Bentley to chop this year's budgeted trust fund spending on Monday by $163 million. The trust fund is the main source of state tax dollars for public schools and colleges.

Read the full story from The Birmingham News.

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