Failure of Massachusetts Education Funding Increase Bill Ticks Off Activists

Aug 7, 2018 by

Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo is shrugging off the state Legislature’s unsuccessful attempts to address education funding inequities, but others are using this week’s collapsed talks on Beacon Hill as an election-year rallying call for change.

“No full funding for schools. No #SafeCommunitiesAct. No housing bill. I’ve never seen people so angry at the end of a legislative session. There’s fury out there. Expect there to be political repercussions,” Somerville Mayor Joe Curtatone tweeted Wednesday, dropping his comments into the #mapoli hashtag that’s a running resource for political give and take.

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