And what do you see ? re: Senate Bill 137

148th General Assembly

Senate Bill 137

Primary Sponsor(s):

McDowell

Additional Sponsor(s):    Sen. Sokola & Rep. Mulrooney & Rep. Osienski


Co-Sponsors:

Sens. Blevins, Hall-Long, Henry, Marshall, McBride, Townsend; Reps. Baumbach, Bolden, Brady, Carson, Keeley, Lynn, Ramone, B. Short


Introduced On:

06/11/2015


Long Title:

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 14 AND TITLE 29 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A COMMUNITY COLLEGE INFRASTRUCTURE FUND.


Synopsis of Bill:

Delaware’s Community College System plays a critical role in the State’s economy by providing workforce development and transfer education that connects Delawareans with good paying jobs within the State and region. This Act gives the College’s Board of Trustees the authority to issue bonds to finance the cost of major and minor capital improvements, deferred maintenance, and the acquisition of related equipment and educational technology associated therewith and establishes the Community College Infrastructure Fund to pay the principal and interest on such bonds. This Act adopts the county vo-tech structure to finance the Fund by authorizing the College’s Board of Trustees to collect a local property tax subject to a cap.


Current Status:

Senate Finance Committee   On  06/11/2015

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7 responses to “And what do you see ? re: Senate Bill 137

  1. William Garfinkel

    Just what we need, another taxing authority not accountable to the people, able to tax us out of our homes and businesses. Don’t those people in the General Assembly know, we the people, are out of money.

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  2. Aren’t businesses always complaining they can’t find trained workers? So tax the businesses to train the employees we will funnel to them. Employers abandoned on-the-job training decades ago, insisting on hiring only employees trained on somebody else’s dime.

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  3. After cutting state funding that impacted directly on the children, transportation, reading specialist, etc.,requiring more local funding, while funding overhead, they now want the property owners to fund Community Colleges. They believe property owners are rich.

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  4. What percentage are rich—–what do you consider rich—delinquent local taxes have skyrocketed since 2007–entitlement cost are now a major state expense.

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    • lastDEconservative

      ” … what do you consider rich … ”

      Don’t worry, Jack, MO and his ilk have been defining and redefining this for two lifetimes. Your turn will come.

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