Lawmaker wants to put textbooks online for free

December 13, 2011 9:22:49 AM PST
A state lawmaker will unveil legislation today that he says could help California college students save billions of dollars. Senate president pro Tem Darrell Steinberg wants to put textbooks for most basic college courses online for free. He plans to introduce bills to create the digital library.Some students are also announcing an online petition today targeted at lawmakers and professors urging them to support the bills.