Saturday, August 30, 2014

Don't Count this $50 Million Chicken Until It Hatches

Blog readers will recall that the current state budget included $50 million each for UC and CSU, contingent on local property taxes reaching a specified level.  The trigger level wasn't reached but there was then a move in the legislature to give UC and CSU the money anyway.  Now such a bill has passed and been sent to the governor who opposes it.

Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins (D-Sacramento), a primary proponent of the new funding, said she'd work to overcome Brown's objections. “I’ll do whatever lobbying I have to do to get it done," she said.

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Atkins may get egg on her face but you never know what might hatch:

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