House Appropriations Chairwoman Rep. Denise Grimsley, R-Sebring, offers some final remarks on the House floor during a discussion. Photo Credit: Mark Foley, Florida House of Representatives 7-4-11
The House Appropriations Committee approved a spending plan Wednesday that would cut more than 4,700 state positions, limit some health care services and raise college tuition, while freeing up more than $1 billion in general revenue for education sought by Gov. Rick Scott.
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Tags: Budget Requests, Education Funding, FL Dept. of Children and Families, FL Dept. of Corrections, FL Governor Rick Scott, Higher Education, K-12 Education