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Campus Budget in Danger of Governor's Veto, Would Kill College


Last updated 1/10/2021 at 11:36am

For the second time in three years, $2.5 million of Polk State College’s recurring operational budget – more than 5 percent of the College’s total budget – is at risk of veto and the College is requesting the community’s support to protect these funds to ensure the Polk State JD Alexander Center, Polk State’s Lake Wales Campus, may continue to serve southeast Polk County with quality higher education and workforce training.

The 2019 Legislative Session concluded May 4 with the House and Senate approving the state budget, which now awaits Governor Ron DeSantis’ review and appro...

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