Voters in Maine, Ohio, and Texas Approve Bonds for Higher Education

Voters in Maine, Ohio, and Texas last week approved plans to issue bonds to help higher education. Meanwhile, in Washington State, voters mandated that all future tax increases be approved by the electorate -- a requirement that some college officials fear may endanger future appropriations.

In the two gubernatorial races last week, a strong supporter of higher education was re-elected in Kentucky, while the Mississippi contest was so close that the state