Budget Cuts Could Hit Home

As part of an effort to close the $2.6 million budget gap, Washington Governor Christine Gregoire proposed that Washington State’s Work Study program be cut for a year. This proposal would suspend all funding for the program for the biennium (two year period), which amounts to a loss of $45 million.
Students can write a letter to their legislature by visiting the Web site
http://apps.leg.wa.gov/DistrictFinder/Default.aspx and searching for the senator and house representative.
There is also an ASWCC student panel in the Syre foyer from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. available for students who have questions. This will be there until April 15.

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