Senate moves toward House on higher ed projects

April 19, 2019 |

At the start of this year’s legislative session, the House prioritized an overhaul of higher-education spending rules after a financial scandal at the University of Central Florida. The Senate, however, was on the fence about making changes.

“What happened at UCF is not as if they were using these funds to send (officials) to Tahiti or something,” Sen. Kelli Stargel, the Senate’s education budget chief, told The News Service of Florida in March.

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