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Category: General News
WA State May Close Pre-Paid Tuition Program
SEATTLE (AP) — Lawmakers are talking again about closing Washington's prepaid tuition program. Until a month ago, a committee looking at the Guaranteed Education Tuition program was focused on getting rid of a state policy that threated its solvency. After the leadership of the state Senate appeared to be shifting away from the Democrats and toward a mostly Republican coalition led by Democrat Sen. Rodney Tom, they turned 180 degrees and started talking instead about closing the GET program. Tom says the program has a $631 million deficit and he doesn't want to see the hole getting any bigger.