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(Sacramento) – The budget crisis is bad news for college students and the state’s economic future. While the budget stalemate persists, students cannot receive the funds distributed through the Cal Grants program, universities and colleges are caught in a financial limbo and California’s workforce training efforts fall further behind. During a recent capitol news conference Assemblymember Marty Block (D-San Diego), Chair of the Assembly Committee on Higher Education, Assemblymember Julia Brownley (D-Santa Monica) Chair of the Assembly Committee on Education, Assemblymember Tom Torlakson (D-Contra Costa) and students from California colleges urged immediate passage of the state budget. Learn more in this Assembly Web Report.