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Governor vetoes college mental health bill

Governor Jerry Brown vetoed Assembly Bill 2017 this weekend, ending a long fight for the passage of the bill. (Photo by Hannah Darden)

Hannah Darden

September 26, 2016

Assembly Bill 2017, which was written to create a funding stream for California community college mental health programs, was vetoed by Governor Jerry Brown on Sept. 24. It passed unanimously in both the California State Assembly and Senate during this year’s legislative session, and was sent to t...

California passes community college legislation

On March 5 approximately  700,000 DACA recipients  will face the gradual loss of work permits and deportation protection.  (File Photo)

Hannah Darden

September 13, 2016

The California State Legislature ended their 2016 general session on Aug. 31, and several new bills were passed that affect community colleges statewide, along with an updated state budget that raises funding to community colleges. Several of the Assembly and Senate bills passed will directly impa...

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