Definition of underfund
: to provide insufficient funds for
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On the former, Trump finally reaffirmed his commitment to NATO's Article V while overseas, but did so with continued reservation about allies' underfunding their commitment to the mutual-defense association.
Lawmakers are hoping their efforts finally resolve the McCleary decision, which found that Washington was violating its own state constitution by underfunding the K-12 school system.
The primary cause has been underfunding, and benefits were completely irrelevant to driving up liabilities.
Educators have argued school districts must push for higher taxes because the state is underfunding public schools.
Philadelphia’s underfunded pension system has also invested with Apollo.
The state Supreme Court in its 2012 McCleary decision ruled that Washington violates its own constitution by underfunding K-12 schools.
Scott, a two-term Republican, is widely expected to announce his candidacy for U.S. Senate next year and legislators had underfunded his economic development priorities and the K-12 public education budget.
Workers had won a series of federal appeals court decisions opening religious hospital systems to claims that their plans are underfunded.
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