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Northam Wants Free Community College for Certain Students

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP)- Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is pushing for tuition-free community college for low- and middle-income students who pursue degrees in high-demand fields.

Northam announced Thursday that his budget proposal for the upcoming legislative session includes $145 million for the initiative.

Northam calls the program his “G3” initiative. It stands for: “Get Skilled. Get a Job. Give Back.” He campaigned heavily on the idea when he ran for governor in 2017. 

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