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Georgia senate bill to merge 3 HBCUs fails, but discussion continues

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Georgia senate bill to merge 3 HBCUs fails, but discussion continues

Georgia senate bill to merge 3 HBCUs fails, but discussion continues

Georgia State Representatives are expressing their disapproval for a senate bill that would combine some of the state’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities.

At 5.

Good evening and thanks for joining us for 41nbc news at 5.

I'm shelby coates.

And i'm tucker sargent.

Our top story tonight at five: georgia representatives are expressing their disapproval for a senate bill that would combine three of the state's historically black colleges.

Lawmakers presented senate bill 2-73 toward the end of the 20-19 legislative session.

The bill did not pass, but representative calvin smyre (smy-ree) says a committee will study the bill this summer and re-present it next year.

The bill would consolidate albany state university, fort valley state university and savannah state into the "georgia agricultural an mechanical unversity system."

I define it as bad legislation and anytime i see bad legislation i do everything i can to defeat it senator freddie sims, the bill's




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