• Governor Newsom Signs College Affordability Legislation

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    Wednesday, October 6, 2021 (916) 445-4571

    Governor Newsom Signs College Affordability and Accessibility Legislation, Highlights $47.1 Billion Higher Education Package

    AB AB 928 and AB 1111 make it easier for students to transfer into four year universities 


    AB 1377 and SB 330 improve housing affordability for students, complementing the California Comeback Plan’s unprecedented $2 billion investment in student housing


    NORTHRIDGE – At California State University, Northridge today, Governor Gavin Newsom signed legislation to improve college affordability and increase access to higher education, and highlighted the historic $47.1 billion higher education package – the most ever invested in higher education in modern history.


    “We’re turning commitments into reality by ensuring that our students have more access to high-quality educational opportunities, creating a change of course for generations to come and bolstering California’s innovation economy,” said Governor Newsom. “Californians have thrived at our world class universities for decades, but not everyone has had similar access – today that’s changing. Everyone deserves a shot at the ‘California Dream’ – we’re eliminating equity gaps and increasing opportunities at our universities to make those dreams a reality for more California students.”


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