Governor’s plan hits SCS budget hard

The initial budget proposal for 2017-18 for Salisbury Central School calls for spending a total of $5,873,956. This is an increase of $614,731 (11.69 percent) over the current budget of $5,259,225.

Percentage increases in double digits are rare in Salisbury. The startling increase is due in large part to Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s proposal to have the state’s municipalities pay one third of teacher pensions.

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