Exactly as many predicted, the new Republican budget finally unveiled to public view increases the suffering of many of our poorest and most vulnerable in order to give public school teachers an election-year raise, which is mainly calculated to placate them long enough to keep Republicans in charge so that public education can be made to suffer even more next year. Some of our most experienced teachers will get a raise of less than 1 percent. And the university system takes another $76 million whack. Take that, bitches!
Much more budget detail in the WRAL report.