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IN THE NEWS: Public Higher Ed Night

February 21, 2024

CSU-AAUP and its coalition allies held a press conference ahead of the Appropriations Committee hearing on higher education on Feb. 20. At least 200 members, allies and students gathered at the Capitol to testify and support others.

Watch the press conference here.

Watch the hearing here.

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