Senate 3rd Reading Media Coverage

Undocumented student tuition bill in Speaker’s hands

from KDVR Channel 13
DENVER — The controversial measure to offer a reduced rate of college tuition for undocumented students who live in Colorado is finally out of the senate and in Speaker Frank McNulty’s hands.

 

GOP silent as Colorado Senate passes immigrant tuition bill

 from Denver Post: All Headlines by By Lynn BartelsThe Denver Post
Without a single word of debate,  the Senate   today approved a bill  to help undocumented students pay discounted tuition to go to college.

Immigrant tuition bill passes Colo. Senate

DENVER (AP) – Senate Democrats approved legislation that would allow illegal immigrants in Colorado attend college at a discounted tuition rate.

Immigrant tuition bill passes Colo. Senate

DENVER — Senate Democrats approved legislation that would allow illegal immigrants in Colorado attend college at a discounted tuition rate. The bill passed on a party-line vote Monday with Republican opposition. The bill heads to the…

Immigrant Discount Tuition Bill Passes Colo. Senate

Senate Democrats approved legislation that would allow illegal immigrants in Colorado attend college at a discounted tuition rate.

Colorado Senate Passes ASSET Bill: Senate Bill 15 Would Give Undocumented

Huffington Post – ‎Apr 9, 2012‎
A bill that would provide more affordable tuition rates — rates closer to an in-state level, rather than the higher out-of-state level — to Colorado’s undocumented immigrant students was approved by the Colorado Senate on Monday.

Tuition Bill Benefits Illegal Immigrants

KKTV 11 News – ‎1 hour ago‎
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Colo. Senate Passes Tuition Break for Undocumenteds

NewsMax.com – ‎2 hours ago‎
By Greg McDonald The Colorado Senate has approved a bill to provide discounted college tuitions to undocumented students, according to a report Tuesday in the Denver Post. The bill passed with all 20 Senate Democrats voting for it and all 14
Examiner.com – ‎4 hours ago‎
On Monday, the Colorado State Senate passed SB 15, known as the ASSET (Advancing Students for a Stronger Economy Tomorrow) bill, which would provide illegal aliens who have attended a Colorado high school for at least three years and either graduated

Bill discounting tuition for some of Colorado’s illegal immigrants advances

Windsor Beacon – ‎5 hours ago‎
AP DENVER — Senate Democrats approved legislation that would allow illegal immigrants in Colorado to attend college at a discounted tuition rate. The bill passed on a party-line vote Monday with Republican opposition.

Senate OKs immigrant tuition bill

The Durango Herald – ‎10 hours ago‎
DENVER – Silence was golden Monday morning for supporters of a bill that offers discounted college tuition to young people who entered the country illegally with their parents. Sponsors of Senate Bill 15 showed up ready to fight for their bill on the

GOP silent as Senate passes immigrant tuition bill

Greeley Tribune – ‎11 hours ago‎
By Lynn Bartels Without a single word of debate, the Senate on Monday approved a bill to help undocumented students pay discounted tuition to go to college. Senate Bill 15 passed on a 20-14 party-line vote, with every Democrat in favor of the measure
Pueblo Chieftain – ‎Apr 9, 2012‎
DENVER — The Colorado Senate this morning passed a Pueblo lawmaker’s bill that would create a discount rate of college tuition for illegal immigrants who attended high school in the state. Under SB15, sponsored by Sen. Angela Giron, D-Pueblo,

Colorado lawmakers enter final month

Aspen Times – ‎Apr 9, 2012‎
AP DENVER — Colorado lawmakers are entering their final month of the 2012 session with plenty left to do — but without the caustic atmosphere one might expect in the closing days of an election year. The state’s divided Legislature has until May 9 to

Monday Churn: ASSET passes Senate

Education News Colorado – ‎Apr 8, 2012‎
Updated 10:45 am – The Colorado Senate voted 20-14 to pass Senate Bill 12-015, the measure that would create a special tuition rate for undocumented students. There was no debate this morning before the party-line vote, a surprise to many in the