TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/AP) — The Florida legislative session begins Tuesday and Gov. Rick Scott will give his last State of the State speech before asking voters to elect him to a second term in November.
The speech Tuesday will highlight accomplishments of his first three years in office and lay out goals for the final year of his term.READ MORE: Storms Causing Flight Delays At South Florida Airports
The speech marks the opening of the 60-day legislative session. Scott will tell lawmakers that he wants to continue cutting taxes, including proposals for $500 million in cuts this year.READ MORE: COVID In Florida: 5,520 New Cases, 9 Deaths Reported On Sunday
That will include a rollback of the vehicle registration fee increases passed in 2009.
The governor also wants to keep college tuition rates flat. Scott will ask legislators to repeal laws that allow universities to raise tuition above rates set by legislators.MORE NEWS: Former President Trump Targets McConnell, Pence During Speech To GOP Donors
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