Gov. Scott Signs Instate Tuition Bill Amid Political SparringWith Hispanic voters likely to play a key role in the 2014 elections, Gov. Rick Scott signed a bill Monday allowing some undocumented immigrants to pay in-state tuition rates at Florida's public colleges and universities.
Senate Opponents Tear Into Tuition Bill Opponents of a measure that would allow some undocumented students to pay in-state tuition rates ripped into the bill on Wednesday as the legislation was poised for passage the Senate.
In-State Tuition Bill Moves Closer To Final VoteAllowing illegal immigrants to pay in-state tuition rates cleared what was expected to be a major hurdle in the Senate, with the Judiciary Committee giving overwhelming approval Tuesday to the election-year proposal that has divided Republicans.
Senate Committee Shoots Down Immigrant Tuition BillThe state’s Senate Judiciary Committee has voted down a bill which would have allowed certain illegal immigrants to pay the in-state tuition rate at Florida’s public colleges and universities.