College students should be protesting new federal tax bill

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Undergraduate and graduate students across Connecticut and the country should be marching in protest against the proposed new tax bill that will repeal numerous education deductions and credits and will tax graduate students.

We need our next generation to be educated — not kept out of all educational opportunities as this proposal surely will cause.

This proposed bill makes taxable the value of the tuition and other benefits universities give to their graduate teaching and research assistants. Ditto for education benefits offered by employers to their workers.

Nancy Alderman lives in North Haven.

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