Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Scott Walker imagines Tuition Cuts!

We're smarter than this, right Democrats?

Ask yourself why is Scott Walker doing a 180 on UW funding, knowing there's no way to pay for it?  "'Cut — that's right, cut' tuition." I can see the campaign ad material now, "See, I love the UW." Which sets up: Scott Walker good cop, legislature bad cop. Cap Times:
Speaker Robin Vos said he is "open-minded" to the idea, but he is not yet convinced a tuition cut will be a priority for lawmakers as they consider the 2017-19 budget.
 Along with...
Rep. John Nygren said Republicans are ... reluctant to signal support for Walker's proposed cut. "It’s not that I’m against it, it’s just that as a budget chair I need to look at the budget in totality against other priorities such as K-12 funding, Medicaid, other big ticket items."
But if Walker cared so much, he would have let Wisconsin refinance student loans with a state refinancing authority, but...:
Rep. Dianne Hesselbein, argued Walker's answer to student loan debt amounted to telling borrowers to "call a bank."
Scott Walker, big talk, campaign material talking points. Hey, he tried and loves the UW.

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