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Florida Gov. Rick Scott stops by a Republican call center to rally campaign workers November 4, 2014 in Fort Myers, Florida.   Rick Scott is running in a tight race against opponent and former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist the Democratic challenger. (Photo by Erik Kellar/Getty Images)

Scott Wants Tighter Controls On College Costs

Governor Rick Scott is asking legislators to pass a sweeping bill which would lower textbook costs and curb tuition increases for graduate programs.

02/10/2015

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Florida Gov. Scott Vows To Focus On Jobs During 2nd Term

Florida Governor Rick Scott is taking on his second term promising to stick to the same agenda as in his previous term.

01/02/2015

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More Free College Money Up For Grabs

As the cost of college continues to rise, there is a bit of good news for students when to paying for their education. Today there is more private merit scholarship money available than ever before.

11/10/2014

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How College Scorecard Can Help With College Selection Process

According to a 2013 College Board report, full-time workers with a bachelor’s degree earn an average of $21,000 more annually than those who have no education beyond high school.

09/15/2014

Florida Governor Rick Scott (Source: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Gov. Scott In Miami On His College Affordability Tour

Governor Rick Scott was in Miami Tuesday as part of his weeklong College Affordability Tour.

CBS Miami–06/10/2014

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Sugar Daddies Make Life Sweet For Young Women

Many young women are turning to so-called sugar daddy websites to help pay for college and it’s causing quite a controversy.

CBS Miami–05/14/2014

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Not-So-Bright Future For Popular Scholarship Program

The future could possibly be a little dimmer for some of Florida’s upcoming high school seniors who plan to apply for the Bright Futures scholarship.

04/08/2014

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FL House Passes In-State Tuition Bill

A lot of work was done in Tallahassee Thursday. Among the bills passed in the House was the one that would let qualified Florida students pay in-state college tuition rates even if they are in the country illegally.

03/20/2014

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Instate Tuition Bill On Its Way To House Floor

A House bill allowing some undocumented students to pay in-state tuition rates is ready for the House floor. On Wednesday it was unanimously approved by the House Education Appropriations Subcommittee which was listed as the last stop for the bill.

03/05/2014

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Affordable Education Takes Center Stage In Florida Legislative Session

On the opening day of the 60 day session, state House Speaker Will Weatherford called on his fellow legislators to pass measures that would allow qualified Florida students to pay in-state college tuition even if they are in the country illegally.

03/04/2014

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