Letter: Bailey a great, needed advocate for education

  • Thursday, October 27, 2016 12:56pm
  • Opinion

I moved to the 10th Legislative district from the 45th district last year. I recently met Sen. Barbara Bailey and was quite impressed by her polished appearance and even temperament, and the great strides that she has made as the chair of the Senate Higher Education committee. I was pleased to find out that as chair of that committee, Sen. Bailey proposed SB 5954 (The College Affordability Program). This program cuts college tuitions for state funded schools from 5 percent to 20 percent. Now I ask you, when have tuitions actually gone down in our lifetime?

Sen. Bailey is a great advocate for higher education in our state by lowering tuitions for state schools. A vote for Sen. Barbara Bailey is a vote for a brighter future for our state.

Linda Leavengood

Camano Island

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