CFAC OKs $150 million for education funding; McGeachin calls for delay but skips meeting to attend Trump fundraiser | Eye on Boise

CFAC, the governor’s Coronavirus Financial Advisory Committee, voted unanimously today in favor of restoring the $99 million in school budget cuts and adding $50 million for Idaho families by tapping CARES Act funds, but Lt. Gov. Janice McGeachin, who skipped the meeting to attend a campaign fundraiser with Donald Trump Jr. in Stanley, submitted a letter calling for putting off the vote, saying it was “no small matter” and should be studied more. She was the only one to raise any objections.

Here’s the email McGeachin sent to her fellow CFAC members just 13 minutes before the start of today’s 1 p.m. meeting:

“Dear CFAC Members:

I am not able to participate in the meeting today, but I did want to express my concerns about the proposal before you today. Spending $150 million is no small matter and we have not had an opportunity to review fully the details of

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ACID members attend Micro Enterprise Development Prog on detergent making | MorungExpress

Members of Assisi Centre for Integrated Development with officials on September 8. (Photo Courtesy: ACID)

Dimapur, September 9 (MExN):  The Assisi Centre for Integrated Development (ACID) commenced its MEDP programme on detergent making for 30 members in its office on September 8.

The programme was initiated through the support of National Bank for Agricultural and Rural Development (NABARD), Dimapur.

Sr Pramila Lobo UFS, Director ACID organisation in her welcome address expressed gratitude to NABARD for their constant support to the organisation to uplift the women through different skill development training programmes. 

NABARD has been supporting the organisation for conducting different need based programmes through Micro Enterprise Development Programme (MEDP) which attempts to bridge the skill deficit or facilitates optimization of production activities already pursued by SHG members.

S C Sahoo DGM NABARD Regional Office, Dimapur in his inaugural session expressed that the skills that we learn is not a waste.

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