October 31, 2011
Gregoire’s proposed budget is out. Among the cuts designed to fill a $2 billion hole is a 15% cut to higher
education. To get a sense of how this cut would play out locally, Isaac Kaplan-Woolner called Wenatchee Valley
President Jim Richardson said WVC would still continue to offer a quality
education, but that 15% cuts would be very hard to stomach. Services to students would certainly suffer.
/> KOHO News will continue to explore the local impacts of Governor Gregoire’s proposed
budget cuts as we move closer to the late November special session of the legislature.