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 A committee of state lawmakers tasked with figuring out ways to preserve HOPE grants and scholarships held their first meetings on Monday and Tuesday at the state Capitol in Atlanta. House Rules Chairman John Meadows, R-Calhoun, on the left, questioned why tuition has risen by as much as 38 percent since 2011.
MAGGIE LEE/THE TELEGRAPH A committee of state lawmakers tasked with figuring out ways to preserve HOPE grants and scholarships held their first meetings on Monday and Tuesday at the state Capitol in Atlanta. House Rules Chairman John Meadows, R-Calhoun, on the left, questioned why tuition has risen by as much as 38 percent since 2011.
MAGGIE LEE/THE TELEGRAPH A committee of state lawmakers tasked with figuring out ways to preserve HOPE grants and scholarships held their first meetings on Monday and Tuesday at the state Capitol in Atlanta. House Rules Chairman John Meadows, R-Calhoun, on the left, questioned why tuition has risen by as much as 38 percent since 2011.