Stop Gap Funding for Higher Education

Rep Mike Fortner (R) discusses his plan to pass a temporary “Stop Gap” funding bill that would fund MAP Grants, and keep colleges and universities from shutting down, while the legislature works on passing an annual state budget. Days after this press conference, the legislature DID vote to fund a measure that would get money to the colleges and universities. Comptroller Munger said she would begin the immediate processing of payments to the schools