Today at 4:00 pm on channel 4 State Representative Al Parks will be on Eye on New Mexico to speak about state budget cuts. We need representatives who are willing to stand up to State Senator Tim Jennings and State Senator John A. Smith. Educators took their battle to the state capital to make clear that cuts to our educational system will only harm this state, it’s children, it’s businesses and it’s future.
Republicans and their friends are only concerned with dismantling public education in this state and are using a tight budget to achieve their goals. They know that intelligent voters will vote for democrats and not republicans so the Republican Party is working hard to destroy any hope to give our children a good education and with it a good future.
The time is now to stand up and fight for our public education system unless we want to be 50th in the country when it comes to the standard of our educational system. Businesses and families will move from this state if they cannot provide their children and their workers with a quality education. Republican short term goals don’t take into account the future of this state.
Private education will only be for the very rich while poor and middle income children will simply go uneducated or undereducated in this state if the Republicans get their way with the state budget this year. Why is it that rich people don’t pay their fair share of taxes while services are cut to the middle class and the poor children of this state?