Sen. J.D. Alexander

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Florida Senate Expected to Debate USF Budget Cuts

The Florida Senate is taking up a nearly $71 billion budget that includes deep cuts to universities.

CBS Tampa–02/23/2012

Florida Gov. Scott talks with second grader, Denisia Purcell, 7, about a bulletin board they put up in their classroom.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Fla. Gov. wants a billion dollar boost for schools

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott, who was criticized for pushing school funding cuts a few months ago, is asking for a billion dollars more for education to come during an election year.

CBS Tampa–12/06/2011

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