May 1, 2006

Florida vouchers amendment dead

This evening (about 7:30 pm), the Florida state senate failed to place a vouchers-related referendum on the ballot for this November. The vote was 23-16, one vote shy of the necessary three-fifths supermajority.

Democrats who voted yes: Lawson, Pruitt
Republicans who voted no: Argenziano, Jones, Lynn, Villalobos

(Original tip: an AP story at the Miami Herald site.)

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Posted in Education policy on May 1, 2006 7:53 PM |