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Gov. Jerry Brown has plenty of weapons to fight UC's Janet Napolitano
Gov. Jerry Brown has plenty of weapons to fight UC's Janet Napolitano

Gov. Jerry Brown may have met his match in Janet Napolitano. And the University of California president definitely is confronting a skilled adversary in the governor. Caught in the middle are the UC students who are being held hostage by Napolitano and the UC Board of Regents in their demand for significantly more state money. Pay the ransom, UC is telling Sacramento, or we'll hit the kids with higher tuition. The regents, over Brown's opposition, approved Napolitano's plan last week to raise tuition by up to 5% in each of the next five years. By 2019, tuition could climb from its current $12,192 annually to $15,564. Counting fees, books, room and board, UC now costs a...

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