Gov. Bobby Haircut Responds to Abramoff Victims
The teachers at the Jewish day school that lobbyist Jack Abramoff founded in Montgomery County are the forgotten victims of the lobbying scandal. When Abramoff's world began to crumble, he pulled the plug on the school, shutting it down a few weeks before the end of classes and stiffing the staff of about a quarter of their annual pay.
Those teachers have sued Abramoff, and as I wrote in a column on this a couple of weeks ago, the teachers have now appealed to Maryland Gov. Bob Ehrlich to consider giving them some of the campaign money that he took from Abramoff. Ehrlich has said that he was donating that money to a Baltimore charity.
Now Ehrlich has responded to the teachers' request, and Here's the letter
Bottom line: The teachers are out the money and the governor has moved along. There's a campaign on, you know.
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