School bond supermajority requirement is unacceptable

I’m looking at the Spokesman-Review online like I do every day, and it says that on election night only seven of the 21 bond proposals on ballots across the state garnered the 60 percent supermajority approval needed to pass bonds, according to a release from the office of the Superintendent public instruction.

Well, we know they need 60 percent and that is totally unacceptable, as my father would say. And by the way, my dad was on the school board in Columbia Falls, Mont., for six years and Don Hatch was on the school board here in Marysville for 16 years.

I’ll be 79 years old in October this fall and I’d sure like to see that 60 percent horrible thing tossed out the window now; that means before I die. The Legislature in Olympia works on everything except that. They already passed a bill where the high schools will have to teach about fentanyl and now they think they need to pass something where the people have to have their headlights on at all hours! I’m begging all of you to fix this huge huge problem that our state has. The Kalispell Public schools service center says, “Our kids, our future,” and I often use that when I write a letter to the editor.

Sincere thanks for contacting Olympia!

Laurel Lundgren Parratt

Marysville

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