FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 7, 2014
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Senator Gaines Blasts UC Tuition Increase Plan
Calls on Regents to Reject 25-Percent Hike
SACRAMENTO – Senator Ted Gaines (R-Roseville) today slammed the proposed University of California tuition increase plan, which could raise student fees 5-percent a year for the next five years.
“The UC system must serve the academic elite, not just the financial elite,” said Senator Gaines. “Students have been pummeled with tuition increases for years, and the second that they and their families catch their breath this mega-increase is being pushed on them. I am calling on the Regents to stand with the students and reject the tuition spike.” Continue reading