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East Ramapo School Board Rehires Lobbyists Over Parents' Protests

East Ramapo School Board member Sabrina Charles-Pierre abstained from Tuesday night's vote.
East Ramapo School Board member Sabrina Charles-Pierre abstained from Tuesday night's vote. Photo Credit: File

RAMAPO, N.Y.-- The board in the controversial East Ramapo School district voted on Tuesday, Jan. 12 in favor of spending $42,000 to obtain a lobbying firm, reports lohud.com.

Despite cries by parents that the money should be spent on educational needs, the board voted unanimously -- with the exception of Sabrina Charles-Pierre, who abstained -- to rehire lobbying firm Patricia Lynch Associates, says lohud.com.

The firm had previously kept state monitors from coming into the district with veto power over the board, reports lohud.com.

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