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

Response Percent Votes
No
 
53% 308
Yes
 
42% 247
I don’t know
 
4% 24
Total 579

Comments

distant_voice 3 years, 7 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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cletus26 3 years, 7 months ago

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

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consumer1 3 years, 7 months ago

I don't believe we can trust them with the money. I also don't believe they are honest with the money they already have.

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MyName 3 years, 7 months ago

Are they keeping all of the sales tax?

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autie 3 years, 7 months ago

and maybe I can keep my property tax to be used only on my property? The legislature will never allow this.

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cadillac 3 years, 7 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".

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TheOriginalCA 3 years, 7 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.

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Kat Christian 3 years, 7 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.

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