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Washington legislator wants Huskies and Cougars to be bound together
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Washington legislator wants Huskies and Cougars to be bound together

Politicians in Pac-12 states are certainly watching what is happening with conference realignment. They want to see the schools in their states and localities get more television dollars and more opportunities for growth. They have a vested interest in preventing schools in their states from leaving for other conferences. This is certainly the case for any legislator in Washington who wants Washington State University to have the best possible standing. It’s similar for any Oregon legislator who wants Oregon State University to have the best and most attainable situation. Washington State would be badly damaged if Washington leaves for the Big Ten. Oregon State would be badly damaged if Oregon leaves for the Big Ten. So, what is a legislator to do? One legislator in Washington has done thi...