- California Gov. Jerry Brown is pushing for college student support of Proposition 30, a tax measure he crafted to help deal with the state's budget troubles.
- If the tax measure passes on Nov. 6, California State University plans to lower tuition in January and refund students $250, while the University of California will keep current tuition rates flat for the next semester.
- Should the measure fail, CSU will admit 20,000 fewer students in the fall and tuition will increase 5% in January, and UC officials say their tuition will increase an additional 20% the same month.
From the article:
It's not often the youngest voters can weigh in on something that will have an immediate and concrete impact on their lives. But that's the case with a tax measure on California's Nov. 6 ballot known as Proposition 30. ...