Send Surplus to Schools – Editorial

June 3, 2011 – What a dilemma.

Cash-strapped Pennsylvania just learned it will end the fiscal year with nearly $540 million more than expected, and lawmakers can’t seem to figure out what to do with the surplus.

Here’s a thought — spend it.

Or even just commit some of it to offset the drastic cuts to education and public welfare that Gov. Tom Corbett and House Republicans are proposing in their $27.3 billion spending plans.

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