Tag Archives: budget

Lower Vehicle Registration Fees, Rep. Jolly Asks for ACA Money Transfer, The Future of Obamacare, Tuition for Illegal Residents

By on April 2nd, 2014 | Last updated: April 2, 2014 at 10:20 am

Vehicle fee cut bill waits for Gov. Scott signature – Gov. Scott will sign into law a bill that will lower vehicle registration fees today. The bill will potentially save motorists a total of $309 million during the 2014-2015 budget year. […]

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Florida Residents Suffer From Federal Government Shutdown

By and on October 1st, 2013 | Last updated: October 2, 2013 at 7:28 am

A select group of North Florida agencies and programs are feeling the effects of the government shutdown.

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Marion County Sheriff’s Office Requests $8 Million Funding Increase

By on September 26th, 2013 | Last updated: September 26, 2013 at 9:10 pm

The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is seeking an additional $8 million in funding to provide more deputies, corrections officers and cars for its fleet. All of this is needed for public safety.

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Santa Fe College included in ‘low-cost’ degree challenge

By on January 30th, 2013 | Last updated: September 12, 2013 at 7:29 am

Santa Fe College is joining 22 other Florida state colleges in offering Gov. Rick Scott’s $10,000 bachelor’s degree program.

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Scott proposes $1.2 billion more for K-12 public schools

By on January 30th, 2013 | Last updated: January 30, 2013 at 5:36 pm

Gov. Rick Scott plans to pledge over a billion dollars to public schools in the next fiscal year.

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Gov. Rick Scott proposes $2,500 pay raise for teachers

By on January 23rd, 2013 | Last updated: January 24, 2013 at 12:57 pm

Gov. Rick Scott proposed a $2,500 pay raise for full-time teachers in a speech at Ocoee Middle School in Orlando. His proposal must be approved by state legislature and comes after another proposal to increase K-12 funding.

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Florida Board of Governors lauds UF in State of the System address

By on January 17th, 2013 | Last updated: January 17, 2013 at 5:15 pm

Among other positive changes in higher education governance, the University of Florida is awarded $3.75 million for high performance.

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UF budget gets OK from trustees

By on June 8th, 2012 | Last updated: March 29, 2013 at 3:06 pm

In a meeting today, the University of Florida Board of Trustees discussed the future of the university’s budget and whether or not increase tuition.  As Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Emily Burris reports, while some cuts will be going into effect in […]

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UF faculty still questioning budget cuts

By on May 29th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 8:51 am

University of Florida President Bernie Machen made one last effort to gather opinions about budget cuts at an open forum earlier today. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Nickelle Smith reports, President Bernie Machen got an idea of just how faculty members […]

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Governor Rick Scott signs state budget

By on April 17th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 10:57 pm

Just a few hours after signing the state budget, Governor Rick Scott talked with WLRN’s Phil Latzman.  They talked not only about his budget vetoes and why there are fewer this year, but also about whether the governor’s learned a thing or too […]

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