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Freedom Foundation Senator to Chair WASTATE Senate Higher Ed Ctee

Senator Lynda Wilson (R-17th) was named chair of the Washington State Senate’s Higher Education committee this week. (The House’s chair remains Drew Hansen of the 23rd District, Bainbridge and environs.)

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Senator Wilson is member of the right wing Freedom Foundation * board member She can be heard in this audio from a year ago where she is described as a “Freedom Foundation member first, and a House member later.
The main goal of the Freedom Foundation is to keep us all “free” of taxes and unions,  The Foundation also opposes use of union duesfor political activities.  The Freedom Foundation’s largest political donor is  the billion-dollar Murdock Charitable Trust . The  Murdock Trust funds a variety of educational efforts including conferences that encourage science teaching.  Howeve, the Trust  was also recently criticized for funding gay conversion therapy and other radical anti-LGBT and anti-choice groups,

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