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Instead of ‘forgiving’ student loans, let’s get back to lowering tuition

As the senator representing WSU-Pullman, tuition costs have always been of particular interest to me. The Biden administration’s controversial plan to “forgive” hundreds of billions of dollars in student-loan debt has brought new attention to the rise in college tuition, and that had me reflecting on debates we’ve had in the Legislature regarding the cost of higher education.

In 2007 I led a succe...

 
 
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