Instead of cutting taxes, Rick Scott should invest in Bright Futures.

Rick Scott has said he wants to cut taxes by 500 million.
Now before you get excited I hope you understand none of that money is going to
go to trickle down to you. Instead it will got Rick Scott’s friends and
Well what if instead of cutting taxes for his friends he
instead invested in Bright Futures which has been slashed. 
Bright Futures allows many kids to go to college something
they might not be able to do otherwise and for other kids it helps assure they
don’t graduate overburdened by debt. This is a great thing for Florida and
helps strengthen our economy.
Quite often Tallahassee plays lip service to education saying
how important it is but then enacts policies that harm our children and limit
their access to a high quality education. Charters, vouchers, merit pay, odious
teacher evaluation bills and cutting Bright Futures all have detrimental consequences
to education in Florida.
If Rick Scott is sincere about wanting to help the children of
Florida, especially it’s poor and minority children, who are disproportionately
affected by slashing Bright Futures (and many of the other ed reforms too) then
instead of giving his friends and supporters a tax break he should invest in
their futures.

If he is sincere that is.

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