Support the 6-mill levy for higher education

Sept. 2017

One of MEA-MFT’s top priorities on the November 2018 ballot is the 6-Mill Levy, a statewide levy that Montanans have supported since 1948. It provides around $20 million per year to the Montana University System – all 8 campuses. MEA-MFT has members working on all of those campuses.

Although that election is over a year away, we are working NOW to spread the word about the importance of voting YES.

Here are key points about the 6-mill levy:
1. Montana’s public universities and colleges are a critical economic engine for our state.
2. Since the 6-Mill Levy was first put to a vote of the people in 1948, Montanans have chosen time and again to renew the levy, reaffirming their commitment to our next generation.
3. The 6-Mill Levy keeps the quality of education programs up and the costs for students down.
4. The 6-Mill Levy is NOT a tax increase. The amount was set in 1948 and has not increased in 60 years.

You can also download a brief fact sheet about the 6-mill levy here:

Please help us spread the word!

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