From the article:
"The school board agreed to ask the General Assembly for additional funding for the coming school year, while expressing gratitude that funds haven't been cut further.
A suggestion of Democratic board member Keith Sutton, the letter to the legislature describing the potential damage from proposed cuts hasn't been written yet, but was endorsed by Republican Chris Malone as well as Democrats Dr. Anne McLaurin, Carolyn Morrison and Kevin Hill. Malone and others gave credit to Tata for lobbying legislators to lower a proposed 10 percent state cut to a 6 percent cut."
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