Legislators to discuss competing visions for education funding

The League of Education Voters will host an education funding forum with Rep. Ross Hunter, (D-Medina) and Sen. Steve Litzow, (R-Mercer Island) on their competing visions for education funding in Washington on Jan. 22.

The forum will be from 7-8:30 p.m. at the King County Library Administrative Building, 960 Newport Way N.W., Issaquah, and provide an insider's view of the upcoming debate.

At this forum, participants will hear a brief explanation of the current budget shortfall in this biennium, a brief explanation of the costs of meeting McCleary by 2018 and contrasts in approaches from two legislative leaders to address the issue and meet the Supreme Court's mandate.

The forum is free. To register, email

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