Gov. Scott Signs Bill That Lowers Tuition For All Students

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Governor Rick Scott signed House Bill 851 that lowers tuition for all Florida students.

Gov. Rick Scott
Gov. Rick Scott

TALLAHASEE, FLORIDA — Today, Governor Rick Scott signed House Bill 851 that lowers tuition for all Florida students.

Governor Scott said, “Making sure all Floridians have access to an affordable higher education is one of my top priorities. Signing this historic legislation today will keep tuition low, and allow all students who grew up in Florida to have the same access to affordable higher education. With this legislation, higher education became more affordable and more accessible to all Floridians.”

House Speaker Will Weatherford said, “The dreams of many individuals looking to further their education are now within reach. I thank Governor Scott for giving all of Florida’s children a chance to succeed. This is a proud and historic moment for Florida.”

Senator John Thrasher said, “At a time when Florida’s economy is experiencing an incredible recovery, it is crucial to focus on the young Floridians who will someday lead our state. The governor’s decision to sign this legislation will provide our students with the opportunities to succeed in the classroom and the workforce.”

Steve Crisafulli
Steve Crisafulli

Representative Steve Crisafulli, Speaker-Designate said, “I am proud to join Governor Scott in supporting this legislation. By making college affordable for all Florida students and military personnel, Governor Scott is continuing his commitment to making Florida the friendliest state in the nation for the military as well as providing our students with the tools they need to succeed in their education and in their futures.”

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