[Summit] Fwd: *** Hi Buildings and Grounds People... We need to speak up now about releasing those funds for school buildings in the city/state!
jeff at cavanaugh.org
Thu Apr 30 10:28:05 CDT 2015
I seem to remember the governor said something about a comprehensive plan
to analyze physical infrastructure debt in the schools? Does anyone know
how that jives with this?
On Thu, Apr 30, 2015 at 11:01 AM Emlyn Addison <noisyblocks at gmail.com>
> I'm forwarding a letter sent to parents of Vartan Gregorian kids about the
> moratorium on fixing/rebuilding schools in RI. Rep. Regunberg has proposed
> a house bill and could use your support, read on...
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> Hi All,
> I am writing to all of you as I know you all care about the state of the
> school buildings in Providence... As many of you know, there is a
> moratorium on fixing and rebuilding schools in RI... Rep. Aaron Regunberg
> who is our rep and proposed this House Bill 5434 (*https://legiscan.com/RI/text/H5434/2015
> <https://legiscan.com/RI/text/H5434/2015>)* to lift the ban, e-mailed me
> this morning and told me to get EVERYONE to write a letter to support
> this... Don't worry, you can just cut and paste a letter already
> drafted(see below) if you do not have time to write one...
> Aaron wants us to send the letter to the rest of the Providence
> delegation, as well as every member of the House Finance Committee. You
> can find the names and e-mails at http://webserver.rilin.state.ri.us/ComMembers
> /ComMemr.asp?ComChoiceR=HFIN and
> *Dear Representative _________________,*
> *As a Providence Public School parent I am writing to urge you to support
> House Bill 5434 to lift the state's moratorium on school housing aid and to
> increase funding for our school facilities. Our school buildings are in
> disrepair. [NOTE:If you have details you can insert them: Leaking roofs,
> broken sinks, peeling paint, mold, asbestos, etc.] My children, and all the
> children in Rhode Island, deserve to go to school in a building that does
> not look neglected. Across the state, there are schools behind in repairs
> and modernizing due to a lack of funding. Let us invest in school
> facilities that will support children year after year in their growth and
> education. We need your help to do this.*
> *I understand you have many competing interests to balance, but I believe
> this issue must be at the top of our agenda. Will you make this a priority
> and advocate to your colleagues about the need to increase funding for
> school facilities? We are counting on you.*
> *[Only add address if you are in the Rep's district]*
> * Here is interesting article from Projo yesterday...
> Thanks and please forward to anyone that you think would be interested!
> *Gina Mazza*
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