Lansing – The Michigan Senate Democrats today slammed the budgets being passed by their Republican colleagues over the past week for continuing their ongoing trend of favoring corporations at the expense of investing in Michigan's schools, communities and working families.
LANSING - Senate Democratic Leader Gretchen Whitmer and members of the Senate Democratic Caucus announced the return of their successful #mi2020 Scholarship Competition today that will award up to $10,000 to one Michigan high school senior graduating this spring. To enter, students are asked to submit a short web video at www.michigan2020.com/competition that explains why Michigan needs to enact the Senate Democrats' Michigan 2020 Plan to offer free college tuition to all students.
Senate Democratic Leader Gretchen Whitmer along with members of the Senate Democratic Caucus reintroduced the Michigan 2020 Plan today and said that passing it would be their highest legislative priority in 2013. Under the plan, originally introduced last year, Michigan high school graduates would be eligible to have tuition and associated costs paid for in their entirety at one of Michigan’s community colleges or public universities. Since its initial introduction, the Michigan 2020 Plan has received widespread support from a variety of stakeholders, including business leaders, economic experts, educators, parents and students. After receiving a Senate hearing on the legislation last year, people from around the state are eager to see the bill passed this year.
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Senate Democratic Leader Gretchen Whitmer (D-East Lansing) announced today that the legislation to enact the Michigan 2020 Plan was introduced in the Michigan Senate this morning. The plan, which would cover the cost of college tuition for all Michigan high school graduates, has been touted by education officials, business leaders and economists as the best investment Michigan can make to rebuild our economy and bring job providers to our state.
LANSING”Senator Morris Hood III (D – Detroit) announced the #mi2020 Scholarship Competition today that will award up to $10,000 to one Michigan high school senior graduating this spring. To enter, students are asked to submit a short web video at www.mi2020video.com that explains why Michigan needs to enact the Senate Democrats' Michigan 2020 Plan to offer free college tuition to all students.