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Scott Wilk Weekly Update - October 9, 2013

Every Wednesday at 5:10 p.m. Assemblyman Scott Wilk, 38th Assembly District will keep us up to date on all latest news in Sacramento and how it impacts our Santa Clarita Valley.

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Wilk Weekly Update - October 9, 2013

Here is what he went over...

  • Higher Education Oversight Hearing on Public College Affordability @UCSB (10/7)
    • Average UC student debt is $18,346 and CSU student debt is $16,648
    • In the 2012-13 academic year, 685,000 new and renewal students qualified for a Cal Grant award
    • 15-20,000 qualified students were denied CSU admission due to lack of funding
    • A recent study concluded that if CA doesn't make the proper educational investments we will be short 1 million qualified workers in 2025
  • Last Week for Governor to sign or veto bills
    • Governor Brown has until October 13th to sign or veto bills. If he doesn’t act on the bills then it will become law
    • Governor Brown signed SB 97 - Appropriates up to $100 million to backfill the California Community Colleges for property tax revenue that failed to appear in 2012-13 due to the end of redevelopment agencies
    • Governor Brown vetoed AB 1401 - Authorizes non-citizen to serve on criminal and civil juries, a duty currently reserved only for citizens in all 50 states
  • Community Coffee Program
    • Bring your questions, comments and concerns about state legislative issues affecting the community
    • Will be hosted at community locations or at a residence
    • Interested in hosting a Community Coffee? Contact Andre Hollings in my district office at 661-286-1565

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Scott Wilk Weekly Update - October 9, 2013


Article: Scott Wilk Weekly Update - October 9, 2013
Source: Santa Clarita Podcasts
Author: Kyle Jellings