Sanders called on Congress to rescind a tax break for millionaires and devote the funds to special education.

In a statement on the Senate floor, Sanders called on Congress to rescind a tax break for millionaires and devote the funds to special education. According to the 1975 Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, the federal government is required to pay 40% of the costs of special education. Unfortunately, the federal contribution now amounts to only 17% of the cost, forcing local communities to raise property taxes in order to cover the shortfall. Sanders has proposed eliminating a 2001 tax br