Welcome to

Capitol News Service

Florida's Best Political Television Coverage

 


Visit the Lobby Tools Website

 


Visit Legislative IQ Website

 


Recent Posts

Categories

Archives

RSS Capitol News LIVE

RSS Quote of the Day

  • Jim Rohn
    "It is the set of the sails, not the direction of the wind that determines which way we will go."
  • Oswald Chambers
    "The whole point of getting things done is knowing what to leave undone."
  • Maya Angelou
    "There's a world of difference between truth and facts. Facts can obscure the truth."
  • Laura Ingalls Wilder
    "Home is the nicest word there is."

Governors Veto Plan

January 14th, 2009 by flanews

The budget will now go to Governor Charlie Crist.

Lawmakers imposed harsher cuts to education than Crist had suggested. Hes been meeting with education advocates this week and plans to veto an 11 million dollar cut to a program that rewards teachers for success in the classroom.

Are you going to veto that education cut? a reporter asked. As it relates to the teachers bonuses? I believe so. Im going to meet again this afternoon with Jerry McDaniel in our office and continue to review and look at it very closely, said Crist.

Despite Crists appetite to save education spending, Crist still opposes new taxes. The Florida Education Association is pushing for a penny sales tax increase to keep funding off the chopping block in March.

Posted in Charlie Crist, Children, Education, State Budget, State News | No Comments »

Leave a Comment

Please note: Comment moderation is enabled and may delay your comment. There is no need to resubmit your comment.

copyright © 2016 by Capitol News Service | Powered by Wordpress | Hosted by LyonsHost.com