Legislature Passes Budget to Fully Funds UC and CSU

(Sacramento) – Assemblymember Jose Medina (D - Riverside) applauded his legislative colleagues for passing a state budget package that fully funds the University of California and California State University systems. The budget also allocates an additional $5 million to the UC, and an additional $120 million to the CSU for enrollment growth. “I think the students did a great job and they are going to be applauded for their efforts in coming here and making their case heard,” Assemblymember Medina said. “I think it is due to the efforts of the students that we were able to get this done this year and I thank my colleagues for realizing the priority that higher education should be.” Hear his full remarks in this Assembly Access video.