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Proposed Bill Would Eliminate Super Majority For WA School Bond Votes
Proposed Bill Would Eliminate Super Majority For WA School Bond Votes
For years, when Washington state school districts have wanted to build new schools, renovate others, refurbish or otherwise improve teaching facilities, they usually rely on a school bond.  A bond differs from a levy, which is largely maintenance and regular operations. These votes are often hard to pass, as they require a 3/5 or super majority of votes, at least 60 percent. This bill would change