LePage flat-funds education in proposed budget riddled with cuts

Members of Gov. Paul LePage's cabinet present LePage's biennial and supplemental budget proposals on Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, in Augusta. LePage did not attend the presentation.

Members of Gov. Paul LePage’s cabinet present LePage’s biennial and supplemental budget proposals on Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, in Augusta. LePage did not attend the presentation. Buy Photo

AUGUSTA, Maine — Funding for public schools and higher education will remain flat in the next two years if Gov. Paul LePage’s $6.3 billion biennial budget proposal makes it through the Legislature unscathed, though members of education organizations said they are gearing up to fight many of the budget’s provisions.   READ MORE…

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