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GOP Offers to Boost Education Funding

September 18, 1996|From Times Staff and Wire Reports

Senate Republicans, thrown on the defensive by Democrats pushing for an election-year boost in education spending, said they are willing to add $2.3 billion to the Education Department budget for the coming year. Democrats and President Clinton have said that they want $3.1 billion added. The proposal signals how much Republicans may be willing to concede to Clinton on one of his top domestic policy priorities.

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