Media Clips 10.24.12

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Media Clips 10.24.12

Postby ucommstudent » Wed Oct 24, 2012 9:52 am


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College price hikes more modest but still painful
(10/24/2012 © Californian)
FYI-The sticker price of in-state tuition at four-year public universities climbed about $400 this fall, an increase of nearly 5 percent that brought the average to $8,655. That's a modest increase compared to recent years but still painful for families with stagnant incomes after a prolonged economic slump. ... |Frontpage

Iran looks to Central Asia as another economic buffer as sanctions strike harder
(10/24/2012 © Fox News)
"Iran has no choice but to turn to Asia for trade" because of the Western sanctions, said Sasan Fayazmanesh, an economic affairs expert and head of the Middle East Studies Program at California State University, Fresno. "But that, of course, will not solve Iran's problem of selling its oil since the Central Asian countries, for the most part, do not need Iran's oil." ... ns-strike/

Prop 30: Governor Brown Guarantees New Funds For Schools
(10/24/2012 © KMPH Fox 26 Fresno)
Surrounded by Fresno State, Fresno Unified and trade school administrators, Governor Brown told a packed house, big cuts to schools will take place if Proposition 30 fails. ... -in-valley

EPA lauds WET Center’s commitment to water infrastructure
(10/24/2012 © Western Farm Press)
EPA Regional Administrator Jared Blumenfeld has presented Fresno State’s Claude Laval Water, Energy and Technology (WET) Center with the Pacific Southwest Region’s 2012 Efficient Water Infrastructure Award. ... astructure

Gov. Brown's Prop. 30 tour comes to Fresno

(10/24/2012 © Fresno Bee)
His tax initiative in trouble just two weeks before Election Day, Gov. Jerry Brown is re-tuning his campaign message by casting his initiative as a jobs measure in a bid to broaden its appeal ... resno.html

Brown's tax plan scaring voters?
(10/24/2012 © Fresno Bee)
FYI - As Election Day -- and Halloween -- approach, Jerry Brown may be getting spooked that his tax increase, Proposition 30, won't make it. The California governor once exuded confidence that voters would endorse a sharp increase in income taxes on the wealthy and a token, quarter-cent boost in sales taxes that everyone would pay, portraying it as a way of shoring up support for schools, the single most popular way government spends money. ... k=misearch#storylink=cpy
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