Calif. State Colleges Hold Their Breath as 'Trigger Cut' Proposition Heads for Vote

Randy Pench, Sacramento Bee, MCT, Landov

Gov. Jerry Brown urges students to approve Prop 30. Some of the measure's expected revenue is already slotted to fix a $15.7-billion budget shortfall.
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As November 6 draws closer, chances are growing slimmer that a California ballot initiative designed to stave off nearly $1-billion in state higher-education cuts will win favor with voters.

A poll commissioned in March by the Los Angeles Times and...

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