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Candidates for 42nd District state Senate seat joust on school issues

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piumini moncler scontatissimi All three candidates told the audience of about 25 that they believe these issues were better handled by county officials, but promised their support. piumini moncler scontatissimi

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moncler saldi uomo At the May 7 forum, the candidates answered five questions related to: moncler outlet trebaseleghe how to reduce crime; the state senator’s role in elections and appointments for the new hybrid school board; how to reduce school overcrowding; the state’s role in enacting the Affordable Care Act; and school safety. Questions were formulated by Idlewylde Community piumini moncler saldi Association members and focused on county issues for which state legislation is mandated, according to Tom Lattanzi of the association. moncler saldi uomo

Brochin, who piumini moncler co sponsored legislation in the 2014 outlet moncler General Assembly creating the county’s hybrid school board, called moncler outlet serravalle the new panel «a win for Baltimore County.» He said the board will provide a moncler outlet system of checks and balances for parents.

piumini moncler outlet «Politicians should not be picking school board members,» he said. Both DeJuliis and Robinson said they didn’t believe they should have a role in election of new members to the hybrid school board. Seven of the 12 members will be elected, with the first to be selected in November 2015. piumini moncler outlet

DeJuliis said with political input «you create a situation with undue influence.»

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moncler outlet serravalle He said funding has increased to cover school renovation as well as construction of the new schools in West Towson and Mays Chapel. Brochin said he invited Comptroller Peter Franchot to visit Stoneleigh Elementary when renovations were under consideration. moncler outlet serravalle

piumini moncler «There are things a senator can do,» Brochin said. piumini moncler

piumini moncler saldi DeJuliis outlined new school construction and renovations since 2010 and noted that the student population is expected to rise another 9,300 in the next 10 years. She criticized Brochin’s votes during the 2012 General Assembly’s first special session. She said he voted May 15 in moncler outlet online shop favor of Senate Bill 1301, an allocations bill. But she said that the following day Brochin voted against the revenue bill which DeJuliis said resulted in reduced funding for education and public safety. piumini moncler saldi

moncler outlet online shop Brochin disputed DeJuliis’ claims after the forum. He said the special session was called to replace a «Doomsday Budget» passed during the regular session when the legislature got bogged down in debate over moncler outlet online uomo gambling issues. moncler outlet online shop

moncler saldi outlet Brochin said he supported the new budget in his vote for SB 1301, but voted against SB1302 but not as DeJuliis claimed, to reduce funding. moncler saldi outlet

piumini moncler uomo «It was a tax bill,» he said. He said he opposed it because it would have raised taxes, placing anyone making $100,000 moncler donna or more in the highest tax bracket. «Sen. [Robert] Zirkin and other Democrats moncler outlet online shop voted with me as well,» he said. piumini moncler uomo

moncler bambino outlet Brochin said he always votes in favor of the budget. «Every single year in 12 years, I have supported the budget,» he said. moncler bambino outlet

When asked about school safety in light of recent school violence moncler saldi uomo nationwide, the three candidates praised efforts by county police and school officials from intercoms to resource officers in middle and moncler bambino saldi high schools to keep schoolchildren safe.

moncler outlet DeJuliis said she backs funding for safe schools. «A vote against funding is a vote against safe schools and that is a vote I would not make,» she said moncler outlet.

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