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AEA claims bills are 'raid on ETF.' Is it true?
HB159 and HB160 won't end earmarks for education, and they won't give the governor unlimited power to raid the Education Trust Fund. But they really would allow businesses to hang on to some employees' income tax withholding -- money that would otherwise go to education.