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Can UF stop hiking tuition?


Vice President Joe Biden is at Florida State University to push for affordable tuition. University of Florida Spokesman Steve Orlando says the university does what it can to help students deal with any hike.

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He says UF has seen a $200 million decrease in state appropriation over the last few years, which is the main cause for any tuition hikes.

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