Gov. Scott plans on fighting tuition hikes
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Governor Rick Scott is strongly warning universities that he will fight against any tuition hikes this year.
Scott made the warning in a letter sent out to the heads of the boards that oversee the state's 12 public universities.
He urged university boards to join him in a "worthy battle" to keep tuition rates flat.
Scott vetoed a 3% hike for the state's universities and colleges included in this year's budget that was worth nearly $50 million.