AUDIO: Free Community College Could Be Reality

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Two years of free community college tuition is one vote closer to reality. State Assemblymember Miguel Santiago says his bill won’t raise taxes.

"We're using existing dollars, and instead giving them to the student - we're making a more efficient system. This is an argument that was laid out from the very beginning, but the bottom line is: this is going to cost you ZERO."

The Los Angeles Democrat says community college tuition will be paid for with money normally used for administrative costs. The bill still needs to pass the full State Assembly.

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