Close loophole and college can be affordable

Commentary | February 25, 2015 | By John Burbank | Everett Herald

Tuition for the University of Washington now takes up almost one-third of the typical wage earner's annual salary. But State Sens. John Braun, R-Centralia, and Barbara Bailey, R-Oak Harbor, have an idea. They introduced a bill to cut tuition at our four-year colleges. It currently lacks a funding source and without funding, these tuition cuts are completely hypothetical. But it doesn't have to be this way - and there is a solution.

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