Questions and Answers

Over the past few months, Michigan House Democrats hosted town hall meetings all across the state to listen to residents' comments and answer questions about the Governor's drastic cuts to our schools and our children.

The following clips are a snapshot of the most frequently asked questions from the thousands of concerned residents who turned out to make their voices heard and get answers.

Why can't we just raise taxes to help fund our schools?

Will cuts to education funding lead our college graduates and young professionals to leave Michigan in search of a good-paying job in another state?

It seems like education is always on the chopping block. What happened to the "shared sacrifice" the Governor promised?