CSU system may warn applicants of ‘trigger’ cuts from Prop 30 failure


KPCC — For students applying to the California State University this year, including Cal State San Bernardino, they’ll be getting something extra after they hit the submit button.

kpccIn a draft of this year’s automated response letter, applicants are warned about “trigger” cuts tied to Proposition 30, which would amount to a $250 million cut in funds for the CSU system. Critics say the wording of the letter amounts to a political pitch to support Gov. Jerry Brown’s tax proposal at the polls this November.

Jon Coupal, president, Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association, and Claudia Keith, assistant vice chancellor for public affairs, California State University, are interviewed for the radio program.

The article, and the online audio of the program, was posted Sept. 17, 2012.

Read the article and listen to the online audio of the program at “Cal State system may warn applicants of ‘trigger’ cuts from Prop 30 failure.”