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Florida legislators began a special session Monday to pass a budget for the year beginning July 1. But the House and Senate are still in a stalemate over whether to adopt a Senate proposal use Medicaid expansion money from the Affordable Care Act to help lower-income Floridians purchase private health insurance.
A select group of North Florida agencies and programs are feeling the effects of the government shutdown.
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.
Santa Fe College is joining 22 other Florida state colleges in offering Gov. Rick Scott’s $10,000 bachelor’s degree program.
Gov. Rick Scott plans to pledge over a billion dollars to public schools in the next fiscal year.
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.
Among other positive changes in higher education governance, the University of Florida is awarded $3.75 million for high performance.
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 […]
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 […]