News Tribune: Kids are hurting. The Legislature needs to do away with the onerous ‘supermajority’ rule

January 21st, 2019|

Sen. Lisa Wellman (D-Mercer Island) spoke with the News Tribune about legislation that would allow school bonds to pass with a simple majority. The article focuses on Bethel High School and the myriad capital updates needed in the aging building.

“There are districts that haven’t been able to get bonds passed to do anything for years. It’s heartbreaking at times,” Wellman acknowledged.

You can read the full article here.