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In-state tuition veteran bill stuck in Legislature

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OLYMPIA ó Even though thereís bipartisan support in the Legislature for the idea that veterans should automatically get in-state tuition at Washington colleges and universities, bills to do just that are stuck because lawmakers canít agree who should get credit for the policy.
The News Tribune of Tacoma reported Friday that while both the state House and state Senate each unanimously approved bills to let veterans and active duty military members receive in-state tuition without living in Washington for a year to establish residency, neither of the bills have passed out of the opposing chamber.
Both have gotten bottled up in committees, missing key deadlines to advance. Gov. Jay Inslee says the measure is a priority for him. Meanwhile, lawmakers in each chamber are trading blame over why the bill hasnít advanced.

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