Tag: PECO
FWC officer Bobby Dube demonstrates how to hold a spiny lobster. Image via FWC.

News Service Of FloridaDecember 14, 2018
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Florida Senate leaders said this week they are open to the possibility of borrowing money to pay for infrastructure needs, including education projects. Thonotasassa Sen. Tom Lee raised the issue Wednesday at a Senate Appropriations Committee meeting after senators reviewed a revised long-range financial report that showed hurricane recovery costs and slowing economic growth could […]

Danny McAuliffeOctober 23, 2017
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5min184
House Appropriations Chairman Carlos Trujillo is looking to take a breather on education-related new construction and rehabs. The Public Education Capital Outlay Trust Fund, or PECO, is used for maintaining, restoring and repairing existing state education facilities. It includes Florida colleges, universities and K-12 schools. Funded by gross receipts taxes, or charges on utilities and […]

Guest AuthorAugust 23, 2017
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With a new school year kicking off this month, parents across Florida logically expected that the state is providing the proper environment necessary for children to achieve their greatest potential. That’s why I was outraged to read last week about students in Hillsborough County who are languishing in sweltering classrooms because the school district simply […]


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