Skip to comments.Bill Seeks To Reopen 9/11 Scholarships Funded By Calif.ís Specialty License Plates
Posted on 04/25/2013 5:36:29 PM PDT by BenLurkin
Sen. Ted Gaines, R-Rocklin, introduced SB384 to reinstate the 9-11 Memorial Scholarship Program, after an investigation by The Associated Press and a subsequent review by the state auditor found it was poorly administered.
The state collected more than $15 million from selling specialty memorial license plates, but only a sliver of it went to the scholarships.
As the AP found, the auditor said the state did not meet its statutory deadline to notify the family members of Sept. 11 victims by the July 2003 deadline prescribed in the law. The state did so only in April 2005, just three months before the program ended.
We sold special license plates so the kids who lost parents in that horrible terrorist attack could have help paying for college, and they arent getting the money. This is ridiculous, and the state should be ashamed,
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Wow. California ripped off 9/11 families and donors to the cause.
Yup. It’s disgraceful.