Cartwright gives $4.50-a-day food budget a try to simulate life on average SNAP benefit.
Committee advances proposal to switch to 401K-style benefit for public workers.
The $65.87 million plan would increase taxes from 13.82 to 14.15 mills.
Brdaric’s bid last year was 47 percent higher than the one that was accepted Tuesday.
Looking at average teacher salaries reveals only part of the story.