Mike DeWine: Standing in the way of improving education

Time and time again, Mike DeWine has voted against investments in education and Ohio children’s futures, including…

… against special education funding.

Mike DeWine has voted against increased funding for special education programs numerous times.1

… against increased funding for Head Start.

Mike DeWine voted against increased funding for Head Start programs. Head Start provides an enriching early childhood education to young children from qualifying families. More than 37,000 Ohio children were served by Head Start in 2015.2

… against funding for after-school programs.

Mike DeWine has repeatedly voted against funding for after-school programs.3

… against rural education funding.

Mike DeWine opposed funding for rural education.4

… and against funding to help rebuild crumbling schools.

Mike DeWine has repeatedly voted against funding to help renovate and repair crumbling schools.5

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Reference:
1 –  S Amdt 3699 to H.R. 4577, Vote #170, 6/30/00; S Amdt 3144to S 1248, Vote #93, 5/12/04; S Amdt 376 to S Con Res 23, Vote #70, 3/21/03; S Amdt 409 to S Con Res 23, Vote #103, 3/26/03; S Amdt 1554 to S Amdt 1542 to HR 2660, Vote #324, 9/3/03; S Amdt 348 to S Amdt 170 to H Con Res 83, Vote #82, 4/5/01; S Amdt 622 to S Amdt 258 to S 1, Vote #110, 5/17/01

2S Amdt 1597 to S Amdt 1542 to HR 2660, Vote #333 , 9/9/03; S Amdt 415 to S Con Res 23, Vote #86, 3/25/03

3 S Amdt 415 to S Con Res 23, Vote #86, 3/25/03; S Amdt 425 to S Con Res 23, Vote #99, 3/25/03; S Amdt 1609 to S Amdt 1542 to HR 2660, Vote #340, 9/10/03; S Amdt 65 to S Amdt 31 to S. 280, Vote #44, 3/11/99; S Amdt 1809 to S 1650, Vote #299, 9/30/99; S Amdt 3672 to HR 4577, Vote #154, 6/28/00; Congressional Record, S5952, 6/28/00

4 – S.Amdt. 1568 to S.Amdt. 1542 to H.R. 2660, Vote #326, 11/04/03

5 – S 1429, Vote #242, 7/30/99; S Amdt 2965 to SCR 101, Vote #62, 4/6/00; S Amdt 525 to S Amdt 358 to S 1, Vote #108, 5/16/01; S Amdt 2075 to HR 3061, Vote #319, 11/1/01; S Amdt 1575 to S Amdt 1542 to HR 2660, Vote #329, 9/5/03