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Should universities be able to keep sales tax on their campuses to raise scholarship funds?

Response Percent Votes
53% 308
42% 247
I don’t know
4% 24
Total 579


Kat Christian 7 years, 8 months ago

Oh heck NO......they receive grants, donations and good grief charge enough for someone to attend there. Maybe they need to look into their budget and re-evaluate they way they spend, maybe cut back some of those high salaries or Professor who some hardly do a days work. Use that sale tax for elementary education.

TheOriginalCA 7 years, 8 months ago

As long as they are protected by Lawrence Fire Dept and partially by LPD, no way. They also place a huge impact on the LPD by the sheer numbers of students that they send out into the streets and by the LPD support for ball games and the spill over parking on city streets.

Kent Shrack 7 years, 8 months ago

Seems like I remember when sales tax was 3%, and people could afford to send their kids to college without scholarships. But back then, we weren't using our tax dollars to give criminals "in state tuition".

MyName 7 years, 8 months ago

Are they keeping all of the sales tax?

Reuben Turner 7 years, 8 months ago

all's i know, "it is really costly to go to school." that all i know

Don Whiteley 7 years, 8 months ago

It would be synonymous to students just writing another check to the athletic department so they can recruit more players to spend a year at KU.

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