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Backroom Briefing: Scott Pulls Plug on Attempt to Short-Circuit Tech Agency

June 29, 2017 - 7:15pm
Rick Scott

A legislative fight that didn't attract much publicity but potentially could involve hundreds of millions of dollars in costs to state taxpayers fizzled out this week with Gov. Rick Scott's veto of a House bill.

Backroom Briefing: Polk County Power

Backroom Briefing: 'Show Us the Money'

Backroom Briefing: Top Notch and Ready for Reform

March 16, 2017 - 2:15pm

Award winning or in need of reform?

At this point, it looks like both, as the Florida Senate this week moved forward with a plan (SB 374) to overhaul the state college system, while two of the colleges won national awards recognizing their work.

On Tuesday, the Aspen Institute designated Broward College and Indian River State College as "finalists with distinction," essentially the top runner-up award in a national competition recognizing the best community colleges in the nation. Each school will receive $100,000 in Aspen Prize money.

Backroom Briefing: House Eyes Torrent of Legal Fees

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