Take Action: Reject disgraceful 1% increase to Public Ed

The Florida House and Senate appropriations chairs have agreed on public education funding. Floor votes to adopt the final budget take place this Friday, March 11th. Unfortunately, instead of a promised “historic” funding level to public education, legislators have agreed to a disgraceful 1% increase. Take action today. 1% to public education is unacceptable. The current…

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Budget no place for Best & Brightest

Take action today and urge the Senate to stand strong and deny the grossly biased Best & Brightest from being rolled up into the Budget, avoiding open debate. We strongly object to the House’s cowardly path of letting Best & Brightest hitch a ride in the budget and expect the Senate to reject the House’s…

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Budget disgrace: 1% to public ed is unacceptable

The Budget Conference met this weekend and by 9:20 pm Sunday evening, discussions hit a wall over everything but shaving their meager per pupil funding increase from 2% to  1% to be funded from general revenue, not another property tax increase as Governor Scott proposed.  This is an election year rejection of a craven pattern…

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