Hogan Slammed By Teachers Union Despite Record Public School Funding; Calls Them ‘Thugs’

Gov. Larry Hogan ignited a firestorm of criticism for referring to teachers union lobbyists as “thugs” on Facebook after announcing a historic increase in public school funding for Maryland.

Many lashed out at Hogan, characterizing the comment as a condemnation of teachers in general. Hogan announced his “record” $6.3 billion increase in funding for Maryland public schools on Facebook Friday. The criticism stems from the fact Hogan is saving, not spending, $25 million that could go towards two education programs, mostly focused on funding teacher pensions in localities throughout the state, reports The Washington Post.

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