Rick Scott Budget
When he unveils a budget proposal in the coming weeks, Governor Rick Scott will seek to bolster what has become known in the education world as “STEM” — science, technology, engineering and math.
State legislators are questioning the rationale of several items in Governor Rick Scott’s $74.2 billion proposed budget.
Gov. Rick Scott’s budget will include an increase for education. During an address at the Capitol, Scott said he’ll propose an increase of $1.2 billion in the K-12 education budget, a roughly $400 per student increase.
As state lawmakers get ready to battle over spending cuts to make up for a $2 billion shortfall, Gov. Rick Scott is readying to release his 2012-13 budget recommendations.