May 20, 2019
Denver, CO – Governor Jared Polis today signed into law SB19-194, National Guard Tuition Assistance Colorado State University Global, a bill sponsored by Senate President Leroy Garcia (D-Pueblo) and Senator Rachel Zenzinger (D-Arvada). The bill will help make college more affordable by adding Colorado State University – Global Campus to the list of designated institutions of higher education for purposes of tuition assistance for members of the National Guard.
“As a veteran myself, I am determined to do everything I can to support our service members. This bill is an important step forward as we work to help all Coloradans, particularly those in uniform, achieve a quality education,” said President Garcia.
“These Coloradans bravely served our nation, and I am proud that the General Assembly came together to pass this legislation so that members of the National Guard are able to get an affordable, quality education,” said Senator Zenzinger.
SB19-194 unanimously passed both the Senate and House of Representatives on March 26, 2019 and April 18, 2019, respectively.
For more information on about SB19-194, please visit http://leg.colorado.gov/bills/sb19-194.