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Support education by supporting six-mill levy

 


This November, I will be voting to reauthorize the six-mill levy.  The six-mill levy makes higher education more affordable for Montana citizens throughout the state. Students are footing nearly two- thirds of the cost of Montana’s institutions of higher education through tuition, compared to my grandparents only having to cover a third of the cost.

When my colleagues voted to slash the budget, higher education took a major hit. For the first time in a decade, institutions had to raise tuition. Many institutions were reluctant to implement the full increase in tuition to avoid drops in...



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