April 3, 2019
Mississippi Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves and others in Republican state leadership secretly slipped $2 million to expand a private-school voucher program into an unrelated funding bill on March 28, even though lawmakers had made it clear they would not support expanding the program.
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Republican leaders secretly slipped $2 million for a private-school voucher program into an unrelated funding bill—despite the fact that most Democrats and many Republicans opposed expanding the program.