Ron Knecht
NSHE Regent

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October 30, 2012
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Saving college services


As a regent, I've led the successful fights to save all our community college campuses and Cooperative Extension. These battles will continue as legislators adopt a new higher education funding formula next year, so my expertise gained as twice Regents' budget chairman is needed more than ever.

I opposed the recent 8 percent fee (tuition) hikes and will oppose future increases. As a legislator in 2003, I helped stop the infamous proposed Gross Receipts Tax. We don't need tuition/fee hikes or tax increases; we need fairer allocation in the state budget and better cost management in all public spending. …

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