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Florida continues to slash funds for schools

Spinnaker

April 12, 2011

Tallahassee continues to slash the budget, but it looks like UNF might be spared the worst of it. With five weeks gone in the 2011 legislative session, the Florida House and Senate continue to tweak their differing budgets,...

State to make further cuts to Bright Futures Scholarship

Spinnaker

March 31, 2011

It is getting harder and harder to get a free college education in Florida. State lawmakers are cutting Bright Futures scholarships for the third straight year as people continue to tighten their belt on luxuries like lottery...

State, nation and world news Feb. 9, 2011

Spinnaker

February 8, 2011

Compiled by Spinnaker and Wire Services Around the State: Rick Scott takes a whack at Florida’s budget Governor Rick Scott proposed a two-year budget plan Feb. 7 that would slash $7.1 billion in state spending by...

Special legislative session leads to 4 percent budget cut

Spinnaker

January 21, 2009

  Florida lawmakers approved a $2.8 billion package of budget cuts, reserve runs and fee increases, ending their 10-day special session Jan. 14. Educational spending will feel the brunt of the measure with a $466 mill...

Our Two Sense

Spinnaker

January 7, 2009

Mike Tomassoni Art Director John Weidner Assistant Sports Editor Rachel Elsea Copy Editor James Cannon II Assistant News Editor With more budget cuts targeted to affect Florida universities next year, what should...

Tough times calls for tougher standards

Spinnaker

September 24, 2008

In response to the all-across-the-board budget cuts that seem indiscriminate to the aspects of our lives that it effects, UNF has been forced to make admission changes in the midst of an upcoming fee assessment. To maintain a...

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