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Assembly GOP says Cuomo budget shortchanges LI
Republicans in Long Island’s Assembly delegation say their school districts aren’t getting a fair share of state aid, advancing a long-shot argument to boost their case.
The 12 Republicans say, in part, the Island districts should get 17 percent of state aid because they educate 17 percent of the state’s students — even though state school aid has never been doled out that way.