Dinkins Working on Legislative Relief To Secure Money For Iron Co Schools

(Annapolis) Two years ago the Doe Run company was assessed some fines for its operations impacted air quality in Iron County. The fines were to be paid to the Iron County schools. However a technicality in the foundation formula, which outlines how education money is allocated, prevented those schools from benefiting. Here’s state rep Chris Dinkins…

Dinkins has been working to find a legislative remedy that would make this money an exception for Iron County schools…

Dinkins is also backing legislation that would pay local counties when the MDC harvest timber off of government owned land residing within their boundaries.