Gov. Rick Scott demanded Tuesday that the Senate vote on allowing some undocumented immigrant students to pay in-state tuition at Florida universities, shortly after a late push to get the issue onto the floor stalled in the Senate Appropriations Committee.
Florida voters hoping to register online will have to wait another year after the sponsor of a Senate bill that would have allowed Internet sign-ups essentially dropped the measure Monday.
Lawmakers will consider a plan this spring that would fund the state’s 12 universities based in part on performance, a move that could see some universities lose money and others gain it.
A measure which would have given parents a voice in how to turn around a failing school has failed again in the Senate.
With less than two days to go before the end of the legislative session in Tallahassee, the prospect of achieving ‘personal injury protection’ (PIP) reform doesn’t seem to be in the cards.
Former state representative Dave Bitner will take over the reigns of the Republican Party of Florida.