73
      Friday
      86 / 62
      Saturday
      84 / 63
      Sunday
      90 / 67

      Revised school budget passes in Rome



      A

      revised school budget was put up for a vote

      in Rome and t

      his time it passed

      ,
      by 54-percent.



      N

      eighbors voted down the initial budget last month.



      T

      he original $107,473,835 plan included dozens of cuts

      ,
      a 2.5-percent tax levy increase and the closure of John Joy Elementary School .


      This revised budget restored 40 teaching positions.



      There were 999 Yes votes and 860 No votes.

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