February 9, 2021

WSPTA Testifies: Measure to lower passing bonds to 55% gets hearing

The Senate Early Learning & K-12 Education Committee heard SB 5386 and SJR 8204, a policy bill and constitutional amendment request that would lower the threshold to pass bond measures to 55 percent. Michelle Nims, former WSPTA president, testified in support of a simple majority for bonds, sharing a personal story on the Everett School District that garnered 58.8% support in a global pandemic but failed to meet the 60% requirement. Listen here.

Category: Advocacy , Legislative

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