"It's not fair!" the rest of the state will scream. "Why do Seattle-area children get preschool and ours don't?" That's what it will take for Republican legislators to support raising the revenue necessary to make a statewide program possible.
Yes, but you got that backwards - in wingnut reasoning, the next step is to say, "If we don't have it, they can't have it either!" They've proven this time and time again.