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Last Updated: 3/15/2013
Budget Issue: Unallocated base increases for public colleges and universities.
Program: UC, CSU, CCC, and Hastings
Finding or Recommendation: Reject the Governor’s January approach to base increases. Fund obligations (including debt service, employee pension costs, and deferral pay downs) as a first priority. If more funding is provided, link with specific expectations.
Further Detail

Our report, The 2013-14 Budget: Analysis of the Higher Education Budget, provides detail on the Governor's tuition freeze proposal. Please see Governor’s Multiyear Budget Plan for a description of the Governor's proposal and the Unallocated Base Increases section for our assessment and recommendations.