But Carrie Wofford questions whether federal regulators can effectively oversee the entire college and university system in the state of California.

“It’s somewhat unrealistic,” she said. “How is the VA sitting in Washington going to supervise more than 1,200 colleges in California?” (When you factor in all the professional programs, it’s actually around 1,600 institutions, according to CalVet.)

Wofford said she’s hopeful Congressman Takano will be able to bring the VA and California to the table to work out a deal. “They need a good working relationship,” Wofford said.

Read the full story at LAist, “The Trump Administration Is Canceling California’s GI Bill Approval Power, But The State Is Fighting Back” published September 13, 2019.