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Scott Wilk Weekly Update – October 9, 2013

Every Wednesday at 5:10 p.m. Assemblyman Scott Wilk, 38th Assembly District will keep us up to date on all latest news in Sacramento and how it impacts our Santa Clarita Valley.

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Wilk Weekly Update – October 9, 2013

Here is what he went over…

  • Higher Education Oversight Hearing on Public College Affordability @UCSB (10/7)
    • Average UC student debt is $18,346 and CSU student debt is $16,648
    • In the 2012-13 academic year, 685,000 new and renewal students qualified for a Cal Grant award
    • 15-20,000 qualified students were denied CSU admission due to lack of funding
    • A recent study concluded that if CA doesn’t make the proper educational investments we will be short 1 million qualified workers in 2025
  • Last Week for Governor to sign or veto bills
    • Governor Brown has until October 13th to sign or veto bills. If he doesn’t act on the bills then it will become law
    • Governor Brown signed SB 97 – Appropriates up to $100 million to backfill the California Community Colleges for property tax revenue that failed to appear in 2012-13 due to the end of redevelopment agencies
    • Governor Brown vetoed AB 1401 – Authorizes non-citizen to serve on criminal and civil juries, a duty currently reserved only for citizens in all 50 states
  • Community Coffee Program
    • Bring your questions, comments and concerns about state legislative issues affecting the community
    • Will be hosted at community locations or at a residence
    • Interested in hosting a Community Coffee? Contact Andre Hollings in my district office at 661-286-1565

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Scott Wilk Weekly Update – October 9, 2013

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Kyle Jellings grew up in the Santa Clarita Valley and graduated from Canyon High School in 2004. Following his high school career he spent three years at College of the Canyons where he graduated with his Associate's Degree. Kyle then traveled to Utah where he obtained his Bachelor's Degree in Communication: Journalism emphasis from Utah Valley University. While in Utah, Kyle had the opportunity to do many different internships which included a Production Assistant at ESPN 700 and a Media Relations Assistant with the 2009 MLS Cup Champions Real Salt Lake. Kyle was married to his wife Paola in 2008 and they had their first child, Calvin, in August of 2010. When Kyle is not at KHTS he enjoys spending time with his family and being involved in sports in any way.