TKC BREAKING AND EXCLUSIVE NEWS!!! UMKC STUDENTS JOIN MISSOURI PETITION EFFORT TO FIGHT HIGHER TUITION!!!
Funding for education is often part of a divisive political game. Today, UMKC students decide it to get involved in local education funding taking a hit amid politically charged austerity.
To wit . . .
STUDENTS ACROSS MISSOURI SEEM TO BE ORGANIZING AGAINST EDUCATION CUTS THAT WOULD SIGNIFICANTLY RAISE FEES!!!
Take a look and read this bit of EXCLUSIVE testimony from a concerned student:
"Students are pissed off that the lawmakers think that they should be able to cut our funding and expect us to pay more. The Association Students of the University of Missouri at Columbia and Kansas City are pairing up with MSA (Missouri Students Association) at Columbia and with SGA (Student Government Association) at Kansas City to gather signatures and tell lawmakers we have had enough. The students aren't sitting complacent anymore, we have an agenda too: Getting an Education at an affordable cost. If the state needs more revenue many ways have been presented including increasing the sales tax on cigarettes as Missouri has the lowest tax on them in the nation."
Check out their efforts on Facebook.
Unfortunately, this might only offer a lesson that politicos only listen to lobbyists with deep pockets . . . BUT, college is a perfect time to garner that kind of information.
DEVELOPING . . .