Legislator considering bill to help with rising tuition

YANKTON, S.D. (WNAX) – A freshman legislator is considering a bill that could help more people deal with rising university tuition rates.

Representative Ryan Cwach of Yankton says he is working on a bill that would let families save early for their child’s college education.

Cwach says he has been looking at a program in Florida that has been in use for years.

Cwach says it would be a good option for those looking for a way to pay for higher education.

Cwach says it would be under the IRS 529 program with tax benefits part of the attraction.