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Senate Higher Ed Bills Pass Committee

UF Stadium, The Swamp

Two bills passed in a unanimous vote Monday that would lead to wide-ranging changes in the state's higher-education system, including an expansion of Bright Futures scholarships, block tuition for universities and stronger requirements for students to graduate on time.

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Cash Pours Into Scott, Putnam Political Committees

At least at this point, Gov. Rick Scott and Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam haven't announced plans to be on the ballot in 2018. But with Scott widely expected to run for U.S. Senate and Putnam likely to run for governor, closely aligned political committees are collecting big contributions that could help position the Republicans for their next races.

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