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My commitment to provide all students in Florida the opportunity to earn a world-class education did not waver during the difficult economic times facing our state. I am proud that we continue to place a high priority on education, and increased PreK-12 education funding by $1.1 billion this year. This was one of the Governor’s [...]
This past session, Florida Polytechnic was given legislative approval through SB 1994. This was a highly debated topic in both Chambers. Creating a Polytechnic University is extremely important to our state. The State University System remains at a very low level for STEM graduates. STEM programs are essential for job creation. There is no better [...]
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I have been asked a lot this past week about the actions of the Senate as it relates to ITS budget, ITS conforming bills affecting higher education and the legislature’s impending budget conference.?? I think it is incumbent on me to put some perspective on this bicameral process through which we govern. And I could [...]
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