October 1, 2019

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Govs Get It Done: New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham Spotlights State’s Plan to Deliver Tuition-Free College

“[W]e’ve seen no action from the federal government. Instead, states are taking it upon themselves to address the crisis, like New Mexico.” – Stephanie Ruhle, MSNBC

“States are innovators, states are flexible, states are nimble – you can make these investments, and then just get it done. Waiting for the federal government creates more hardship for the very people that you represent.” – Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham

In case you missed it, Democratic New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham appeared on MSNBC to talk about her plan to offer tuition-free college to New Mexico residents. The plan would allow all in-state students, regardless of household income, to attend any of New Mexico’s public colleges or universities tuition-free. It’s estimated that the scholarship would help 55,000 students attend college each year.

The program is the first of its kind in the nation.

Watch Gov. Lujan Grisham’s full interview with Stephanie Ruhle on MSNBC here.