Thursday, March 08, 2007
Oklahoma's governor, Brad Henry, a Democrat, wants to give the program a more reliable revenue source. He has proposed dedicating a percentage of the state's income-tax receipts to the scholarship program. On Wednesday, the Senate unanimously passed a bill that would provide future years of the scholarship with a reliable source of funds, although it would not solve the current funding gap. That measure still awaits action by the House of Representatives.Lottery = camel's nose in your wallet.
H/T and quote source: Chronicle of Higher Ed (subscriber's link.)