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Prioritizing Pro Sports over Higher Education

Wisconsin governor Scott Walker is the latest politician advocating cuts to public institutions while pushing controversial multi-million dollar stadium deals.

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Scott Walker, Wisconsin’s governor (R), will present a budget tonight that aims to cut $300 million from the state’s public universities over the next two years. If approved, this would be the deepest cut in Wisconsin’s state university history, and students, professors, and state lawmakers are already voicing their disapproval of the proposed budget, according to the Wisconsin State Journal.

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