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Huge cuts to education, nonprofits now on table

Wednesday, June 28, 2017  
Posted by: Jessica Bell
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The budget-writing Joint Finance Committee has approved more than $27 million in budget cuts to Delaware public school districts and called for eliminating all state grants-in-aid for nonprofits.

Those were only the biggest of the more than $88 million in cuts JFC voted on or announced Wednesday.

Wednesday's votes mean the General Assembly will have a budget it could vote on by the June 30 deadline. But Democrats are still holding out hope that Republicans will allow an income tax increase that would raise tens of millions of dollars, reversing some of these cuts. (Click to read more).