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Last Updated: 3/21/2013
Budget Issue: Combining capital and support budgets.
Program: UC, CSU, and Hastings
Finding or Recommendation: Recommend rejecting the Governor's proposal to (1) shift funding for general obligation debt service into the universities' base budgets and (2) remove restrictions on funding for lease-revenue debt service.
Further Detail

Our report, The 2013-14 Budget: Analysis of the Higher Education Budget, provides detail on the Governor's proposal to combine the capital and support budgets of the universities. Please see this section for a description of the Governor's proposal and this section for our assessment and recommendations.