A state Senate committee had approved some additional amendments to a revenue bill Friday afternoon, including the amendment that would allow using coal severance taxes to fund pharmacy scholarships at private and public schools.
Senate President David Williams, R-Burkesville, who introduced the amendment in the Senate Appropriations and Revenue Committee and later on the Senate floor, said the proposal would address concerns raised in a recent state Supreme Court decision that said state funds could not be used to build a pharmacy school at the University of the Cumberlands in Williamsburg, which is in Williams’ district...
Friday, May 28, 2010
Never One to Learn a Lesson
On the heels of a spanking by the Kentucky Supreme Court Senate President David Williams is attempting an end run - yet another effort to funnel public tax dollars into private hands.
This from Bluegrass Politics:
Senate panel OKs amendment
to fund pharmacy scholarships at private schools