Congressman Tim Penny (I) joined me on the "News At Noon" on behalf of the Campaign to Fix the Debt – a bipartisan effort to educate Members of Congress, thought leaders, and citizens across the country about the need to address the nation’s fiscal challenges.
The Sauk Rapids-Rice school district is expected to reduce its 2012 budget by about $760,000 dollars when the school board meets tonight. Superintendent Dan Bittman says the cuts are necessary because of a failed levy referendum.
A prayer vigil will be held on the steps of the Cathedral of St. Mary Church in downtown St. Cloud tomorrow (Wednesday) night. The interfaith prayer vigil is intended to draw support for the disadvantaged, as state lawmakers consider budget cuts to some of those programs.
You have one final chance to give your input, before the St. Cloud Area School Board makes their final cuts for the next school year. A public hearing is being held tonight (Monday) at 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium at Apollo High School.
The St. Cloud Area School District is taking suggestions on what programs and services they could possibly cut. You can give your input in one of two ways, by going online or by stopping by your child's school, and filling out a form.
The St. Cloud Area School Board is beginning the tough task of cutting more money from the district's budget. The board is expected to approve the process for making those cuts during tomorrow (Thursday) night's meeting.