Friday, November 6, 2015

Hogan, Franchot criticize spending on school construction

From the Maryland Reporter, Reporter Darcy Costello, Capital News Service.

In a heated discussion with the head of the school construction program, Gov. Larry Hogan and Comptroller Peter Franchot aired serious concerns about the state’s spending on public school projects at Wednesday's Board of Public Works meeting.

“We can’t just keep shoveling more and more money without accountability,” Hogan said. “The taxpayers are getting pretty frustrated with the results.”


“I understand the input — we vote on money,” the comptroller said. “But what’s the outcome? … This is what drives our citizens crazy. They all want to support education. But what’s the result?”

For the entire article, go here.

1 comment:

  1. Go get 'em Hogan!!

    Song should start looking for a new gig. He's never had to worry about actually making a budget. The budget was simply the bid.. That's not how it is supposed to work.

    The taxpayers deserve accountability when it comes to out of control construction budgets. Every project there is an excuse.. It's because of x, y or z.. At some point, you need to look across the river and explain how Loudoun can consistently build seats for half the cost..


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