Tag: Rep. Susan Valdes

Word for word: Rep. Susan Valdes on HB7067

Editor’s note: Susan Valdes, D-Tampa, was one of eight Democrats who joined a Republican majority Monday to approve HB 7067. A nearly two-hour emotional debate on the bill, which is aimed at aligning policies between the new Family Empowerment Scholarship and the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship and increasing allowed enrollment[Read More…]

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Scholarship expansion for low-income students wins final approval in House

The Florida House passed a bill today that would expand and align two state scholarship programs that provide education choice to economically disadvantaged students. A similar Senate bill is scheduled to be heard Tuesday. The House voted 81 to 39, with eight Democrats joining the Republican majority, to approve HB[Read More…]