May 31, 2006

Governor meets with Sacramento State students

Gov. Schwarzenegger is introduced by Sacramento State President Alexander Gonzalez.
Gov. Schwarzenegger is introduced by Sacramento State President Alexander Gonzalez.

Governor’s Office press release and video

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger made a one-hour stop at Sacramento State Wednesday morning (May 31) for a discussion with a group of about 50 students.

Topics ranged from the governor’s support for using some of the recent surge in tax revenue to pay down the state’s debt to state university fees and health care.

Students, staff and media await the governor’s arrival.
Students, staff and media
await the governor’s arrival.

The event was held in one of the first-floor lecture rooms in Mariposa Hall. Students in attendance included undergraduate and graduate-level communication studies majors, as well student orientation leaders.

Following a brief speech by the governor, a number of the students were able to ask questions. Many of the questions focused on the challenges of paying for higher education.

The visit was covered by about 20 media outlets from throughout the state.

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