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Tuition hike plan sails through Senate committee

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February

Despite a new poll showing overwhelming disapproval for higher college tuition, a Senate panel this morning passed a bill that would allow increases up to 15 percent annually. It passed unanimously.

"We have been getting by on the cheap for so many years that it's become somewhat of a mindset," said Sen. Steve Oelrich, chairman of the Committee on Higher Education.

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Alex Leary, Tallahassee bureau reporter

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[Last modified: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 10:15am]

    

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