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Amendment would let state lawmakers oversee the UC system




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A stock image shows the campus of UCLA.
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The leaders of the UC system have been able to do their work independently from Sacramento lawmakers for 138 years.

But a new amendment by State Senator Ed Hernandez would change that and give the legislature direct control over the UC system.

Sen. Hernandez joins Take Two to argue that it would better serve California's higher education students.

Listen to the conversation by using the blue audio player above.