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Governor Nikki Haley said Wednesday that the $105 million allocation the state legislature has set aside for K-12 schooling should instead go toward tax cuts or to pay off state dept.

“From now, going forward, whenever money falls from that money tree — and it does every year — it’s not, ‘Where do we spend it and how do we spend it?’ It’s, ‘Give it back to the taxpayer,'” Haley said. [The State]

 

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Former Seminole County Tax Collector Joel Greenberg during an interview at his office in Lake Mary, Florida

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ORLANDO, Fla. – Joel Greenberg, Seminole County’s disgraced former tax collector, has agreed to plead guilty to six federal crimes — including sex trafficking of a child — in a deal that calls for him to cooperate with federal investigators, according to a source with knowledge of the agreement. The deal, which will be made official during a Monday morning court hearing Greenberg is required to attend, marks a turning point in the sprawling federal investigation that has roiled Florida politics and reportedly taken aim at Greenberg’s friend and ally U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz. In addition to traffic...

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