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Rick Scott: ‘Raising Tuition on Families is a Tax Increase’

“Raising tuition on families is a tax increase. And, it’s a tax increase that harms Floridians’ ability to achieve the American dream of earning a higher education diploma. As families are still struggling to recover from the coronavirus, leaders in Florida should absolutely not consider raising tuition,” Scott said before pointing to his record in Tallahassee.  

FAMU Board of Trustees Approves Almost $375 Million Budget

Meeting virtually, FAMU Trustees approved the spending plan which takes into consideration impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic such as the suspension of fall sports by the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference and student and family choices regarding enrollment.

S&P Upgrades Florida Board of Governor’s University System Bonds

This week, S&P Global Ratings raised its long-term and underlying (SPUR) ratings on the Florida Board of Governor’s (BOG) university system improvement revenue bonds issued for the Florida State University System from “AA" to “AA+.”