Sen. Bruce Maloch, D-Magnolia, (bottom right) talks with (clockwise from bottom) Sen. David Sanders, R-Little Rock, Sen. Jason Rapert, R-Bigelow, and Sen. Bruce Holland, R-Greenwood, on the Senate floor Friday, the second day of a special legislative session. Maloch didn’t bring up the bill he sponsored to take some property tax revenue from a handful of school districts. The House Education Committee had blocked an identical House bill earlier in the day.
Stephen B. Thornton)
A bill to allow the state Department of Education to keep property taxes from school districts with unusually high property-tax revenue failed Friday after the House Education Committee blocked it.
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Front Section, Pages 1 on 10/19/2013
Print Headline: Bid to take 25-mill spillover fails