Burbank: Close loophole and college can be affordable

Commentary | March 11, 2015 | By John Burbank | Sequim Gazette

Tuition for the University of Washington now takes up almost one-third of the typical wage earner’s annual salary. Students and their families are left on their own too often. What can we do? Two of our State Senators have an idea. Right now, their bill to cut tuition at our state's four-year colleges is just a dream. But it doesn't have to be this way. Our tax code is full of holes for privileged corporations. Closing just this one would allow the legislature to permanently reduce tuition at our public colleges and universities.

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