Senate panel to meet in Ironwood to discuss community college funding

Who:

Sen. Darwin Booher, Senate Appropriations Community College subcommittee chair;
Sen. Tom Casperson, R-Escanaba;
Rep. Ed McBroom, R-Vulcan;
Rep. Matt Huuki, R-Atlantic Mine; and
Members of the public.

What: 

Senate subcommittee meeting to analyze, discuss and hear testimony about the Fiscal Year 2012-13 community college budget.

When:

TODAY, Friday, March 9
4:30 p.m. CENTRAL STANDARD TIME

Where: 

Gogebic Community College
David G. Lindquist Student Center – Upper Level
Courtside Dining Room
E 4946 Jackson Road
Ironwood, MI  49938

Brief: 

The Senate Appropriations subcommittee on community colleges will discuss the budget for the 2012-13 fiscal year, which begins Oct. 1, 2012.

The governor’s community college budget plan includes an increase in state assistance of 3 percent more than the current fiscal year.

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