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Litzow pleased with historic investments in education, transportation
Senator Steve Litzow
Litzow pleased with historic investments in education, transportation
The Washington Legislature approved a new bipartisan state operating budget Monday that fully funds education without raising taxes and the Senate approved a new transportation revenues to provide traffic relief with the House expected to follow. Sen. Steve Litzow worked to pass historic investments in education — including early learning,...
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Lowering standards a poor excuse for decades long failure to create an education system that works for all children
Sen. Litzow with students from Pacific Middle School who testified in support of the social/emotional learning standards.
Lowering standards a poor excuse for decades long failure to create an education system that works for all children
Following passage of a bill reducing graduation standards in the House of Representatives, Sen. Steve Litzow, who serves as chairman of the Senate Early Learning and K-12 Education Committee, issued this statement. “We’re committed to educating all students to meet and exceed objective standards so they can be successful in...
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Litzow declines pay raise until education fully funded
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Litzow declines pay raise until education fully funded
Sen. Steve Litzow declined an 11 percent pay increase recommended and approved by an independent citizens’ commission that sets pay for elected officials until the Legislature addresses its paramount constitutional duty and fully funds public education. “Washington state’s priority is to provide every child with a quality education,” said Litzow,...
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College tuition reduced under College Affordability Program
Uinversity of Washington campos. District 43
College tuition reduced under College Affordability Program
Following a decade of massive tuition increases at state colleges and universities and increasing student debt the Washington State Senate Wednesday approved a bill, co-sponsored by Sen. Steve Litzow, that would reduce tuition by 25 percent on average and tie future increases to the state’s average wage. “Washington’s top responsibility...
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