- Florida Gov. Rick Scott, moments after a meeting with teachers union representatives, announced Friday night that he won't support any cuts to education funding in the state's next budget.
- The meeting was his first with Florida Education Association, the teachers union that opposed his bid for governor and also has several pending lawsuits against the state.
- Last week, Scott went on an education tour of the state, speaking with teachers, parents and students in order to help shape his policy for next spring's legislative session.
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Minutes after meeting with teachers union representatives for the first time since taking office, Gov. Rick Scott announced Friday night that he will not support any cuts in education funding in the next budget. ...