|House Republicans Approve $500 Million in Spending Cuts (CR Gazette, January 20, 2011)|
House Republicans Approve $500 Million in Spending Cuts
Cedar Rapids Gazette
January 20, 2011
By: James Q. Lynch
Cancelling that investment [preschool] is the wrong priority, Rep. Tyler Olson, D-Cedar Rapids, and would send the wrong message to Iowa businesses that proposed the program that now enrolls more than 20,000 children in 326 of the stateís 359 school districts and collaborates with 465 community partners.
The councilís goal was to make Iowa more attractive to employees and improve the workforce, he said.
"I have never had a single business leader or economic developer say the answer to Iowa competiveness is to do less in education."
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