What is Happening in Olympia?
Into the early hours of Saturday morning, Senate budget negotiations took an unexpected turn in Olympia. The resulting proposal is detrimental to higher education and the UW.
The new Senate budget proposal contains $30 million in cuts to higher education – cuts that disproportionately affect the UW and WSU. This budget proposes a reduction in tuition waivers that could eliminate financial aid for up to 1000 Washington state students attending UW.
Read more about the dramatic budget negotiations here: http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2017660218_olympia04m.html
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