college affordability

Lt Gov at WIU
6:46 pm
Thu October 18, 2012

Simon Pushes for College Affordability

Lieutenant Governor Sheila Simon (right) meets with WIU students Jessica Toops (in the purple top) and Samantha Crunkilton (in the black top)
Rich Egger

Illinois’ lieutenant governor wants more done to ensure a college education remains affordable. Democrat Sheila Simon is taking her message around the state as she visits each of the 12 public universities in Illinois.

“I do want to make sure that the state understands the value of investment in public higher education. That we still recognize the investment in higher education as the best economic development investment we can make,” said Simon during her stop at Western Illinois University.

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