Konni Burton Commends Senator Schwertner on Tuition Deregulation Legislation
“We must address the skyrocketing cost of higher education”
(Austin, TX) Friday, Konni Burton announced her support of S.B. 233, legislation Senator Schwertner filed to address the negative effects of tuition deregulation and the skyrocketing increase in tuition that has resulted.
“I’m grateful for Senator Schwertner’s leadership on this incredibly important issue,” commented Burton. “As a Senator that represents excellent higher education institutions, such as the University of Texas at Arlington, higher education and the rising cost of tuition are of incredible concern to myself and my constituents. I strongly support S.B. 233 and believe it should be a priority to pass this session.”
Konni Burton represents District 10 in the Texas Senate. Her district includes portions of Tarrant County including the cities of Ft. Worth, Colleyville, Arlington, Bedford, Euless, Hurst, Southlake, Burleson, Mansfield, Kennedale, Crowley, Aledo and Forest Hill.