Governor Signed Supplemental Budget-State Board Allocations


After passing its supplemental operating and capital budgets and a $17 billion transportation budget, the Legislature yesterday at about 11:30 p.m. For the community and technical college system, the operating budget includes funding for: Cybersecurity workforce ($7.2 million) Assistance for homeless students ($2.9 million) Financial aid outreach with community based organizations ($2.7 million) Climate curriculum review ($1.5 million) Refugee education ($1.7 million) Health care simulation lab equipment ($8 million) Health care workforce Opportunity Grants ($8 million) Nursing education ($3.8 million) Commercial Driver’s License training ($2.5 million) Outreach specialists ($1.5 million) The budget includes funding to expand the Washington College Grant's [...]