Deferred maintenance issue exposed

WSU student journalist exposes critical deferred maintenance issue we should all care about

From the Washington State University Daily Evergreen campus newspaper in Pullman.

Note: Our Local 1066 members there have also raised the alarm on this issue because they take their job seriously -- keeping the WSU Pullman community safe and sound and a good place to learn and work.

Here’s some of what WSU journalist Luke Hudson wrote Feb. 20:

“Practically speaking, this reduction in funds for maintaining university facilities results in greater deterioration of academic buildings, electrical systems and water distribution. All of these projects fall under the category of deferred maintenance, representing the total amount of money needed to bring those facilities into good condition….

“We deserve to learn in spaces that aren’t going to fall apart around us.”

See the whole column at: