|In-state tuition bill survives close Senate vote|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
TALLAHASSEE — An effort to allow qualified Florida students to pay in-state college tuition rates even if they are in the country illegally is deeply dividing the Republican-controlled Legislature.
A Senate committee on Tuesday barely approved the legislation (SB 1400) after four GOP state senators voted against the measure. The final vote was 5-4 and only survived the vote because three Democrats supported the bill.
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