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Governor Comments on End of Special Session

Montgomery, AL (WSFA) - Governor Bob Riley issued the following statement Saturday at the conclusion of the special session:

No one was pleased that there had to be a special session, but everyone can be pleased the special session was finished in the shortest amount of time possible.

What's most important is the education budget was passed and the budget increases funding for initiatives that are improving the quality of education in our state. The Alabama Reading Initiative, the Alabama Math, Science and Technology Initiative, ACCESS Distance Learning and First Class Pre-K all receive significant funding increases in this budget.

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