State Rep. Calvin Hill made the claim during two town hall meetings held in Cherokee County last weekend.
Town Hall Meetings
Sunday, April 21, 2013
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
State Rep. Calvin Hill made the claim during two town hall meetings held in Cherokee County over the weekend.
More money will be set aside for education funding in the state's fiscal year 2014 budget, according to one Cherokee County state legislator. State Rep. Calvin Hill (R-Hickory Flat) said on Saturday that with state revenues growing by 3 percent, over $289 million in "new funds" have been assigned to education funding in the upcoming budget. Hill made the assertion in two town hall meetings he held with State Sen. Brandon Beach (R-Alpharetta). Both men met with residents at the Hickory Flat Public Library and Ball Ground City Hall. Hill stated House Bill 106 gave $146.5 million to fully fund Quality Basic Education, or QBE, growth from 1.4 percent for over 23,000 students. He also said the state increased equalization grants by $38.3 …
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Rep. Calvin Hill and Sen. Brandon Beach will hold a town hall meeting in March for Cherokee County residents.
Both State Rep. Calvin Hill (R-Hickory Flat) and State Sen. Brandon Beach (R-Alpharetta) will host a town hall meeting in two locations in March. Both legislators will meet with Cherokee County residents at 9 a.m. Saturday March 2 at the Hickory Flat Public Library and at 10:30 a.m. at Ball Ground City Hall. Ball Ground City Hall is located at 215 Valley Street. The legislators will discuss the 2013 legislative session and take comments and questions from residents.