Interesting last line from Eric Huth the Metro Nashville Education Associaton negotiator is provided by the Nashville City Paper on 5/23.
“I think we’re all glad to have it behind us and ready to work together to get a tax increase for the boys and girls of Nashville” Huth said.
This is the top of the article:
Teachers to get raise By Katharine Mosher, firstname.lastname@example.org
May 23, 2005
The Metro Nashville Education Association (MNEA) and Board of Education closed negotiations last week settling contract items including salary issues and non-instructional time.Metro schools employees will receive a 3 percent pay raise inclusive of the state raise as long as sufficient local funding is available.
|Apparently Mr. Huth knew something we mere citizens had to wait until this morning to hear:|
Purcell asks property, sales tax hikes
The majority of the half-cent sales tax increase would go to schools and the rest would be used for tax relief for senior citizens.