The UW Board of Regents is expected to consider a proposal next week that would hike undergraduate tuition at all four-year UW campuses by 5.5 percent. State Representative Steve Nass (R-Whitewater) says that's too much of an increase.

Nass prefers a GOP plan to cap tuition at four percent over the next four years. He says it's an opportunity to have the UW System live within its means.

Nass, who chairs the Assembly Committee on Colleges and Universities, says the Republican plan would provide an option for campuses that need funding for new projects. Students would be able to vote on additional tuition increase that would exceed the cap. 

AUDIO: John Colbert reports (MP3 :38)

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