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ICYMI: Scott, “Legislature stiffs schools on safety program”

ICYMI: Scott, “Legislature stiffs schools on safety program”

Scott, Lawmakers fail to provide adequate funding for school safety

 

Rick Scott is facing more criticism over his “woefully inadequate” plan to address gun safety, this time for the financial burden it will cause schools and local law enforcement.

 

Florida superintendents and sheriffs are calling out Scott for the lack of funding and for his broken promise of putting one armed officer in every school, with one superintendent saying he was “dumbfounded” by how much lawmakers passed onto schools.

 

And Scott continues to face criticism from Parkland students who see through his self-serving politics, saying, “Gov. Scott is trying to look like he’s taking a step in the opposite of the direction of the NRA, but we know that’s not really going to happen.”

 

Tallahassee Democrat, 3/9/2018, Officials: Legislature stiffs schools on safety program; arming staff may be only option

  

The Associated Press, 3/10,2018, Critics across partisan lines assail Florida’s new gun law

 

The Tampa Bay Times, 3/13/18, Some Parkland survivors are underwhelmed by Florida’s new gun bill

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