State lawmakers reject effort to freeze college tuition

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State lawmakers reject effort to freeze college tuition

 

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (ADAMS) – Indiana House Republicans are rejecting an effort to freeze college tuition in the state. Democratic Representative Earl Harris proposed SB 216 and says getting an education needs to be more affordable for Hoosiers.

The bill would have kept a student’s tuition at the rate it was when they enrolled in their freshman year. It wanted to ensure a student’s tuition rate wouldn’t increase while they were attending any public school in the state, even if the school increased the tuition before they graduated. Harris says the average Hoosier college student leaves with $30,000 dollars in debt and he wanted to provide some relief.

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