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College affordability, student support bills heard in committees one week before first cutoff

January 26, 2018

Representatives from the college system were in full-force on the hill this week as committees continued hearings ahead of next week’s policy cutoff deadline. Bills on college affordability, ways to support students as they attend college, and expanding apprenticeship opportunities were all on committee agendas. >>

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