As another round of tuition increases looms over Iowa State, presidential hopeful Sen. Cory Booker joined Working Hero Iowa’s founder and state director for a town hall to discuss issues facing low-income Iowans.
Booker told voters about his plans for education, housing, labor and unity during his speech Sunday at Prairie Moon Winery.
Booker told the crowd of more than 50 people that he supports offering more apprenticeship programs and “debt-free” college rather than “free college.”
“This is the problem I have with people who want to say ‘free college,’ … Only 35 percent of our kids go to college,” Booker said. “What about all those other kids who deserve not just pathways to prosperity, but wide, well-paved avenues to careers?”
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