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Students lobby for state-funded tuition grants

 

Governor Jay Inslee met with the Associated Students of the University of Washington. He said fully funding higher education is the next step after the capital budget fix.

University of Washington students from the Bothell, Seattle, and Tacoma campuses met with lawmakers in support of higher education bills during the annual Huskies on the Hill lobby day, Monday, Jan. 29.

The Associated Students of the University of Washington from all three UW campuses asked their legislators to fully fund the State Need Grant which, they said, is underfunded by $85 million.

But diversity and undocumented students' rights were at issue too. Kendra Canton, director of diversity efforts at ASUW Seattle, said she came in support of undocumented students who may have been unab...



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