Gov. Bush's Bill To Link Classrooms And Development

Governor Jeb Bush is pushing a growth plan that considers availability of classrooms before approving development.

December 29, 2001, 5:00 AM PST

By Abhijeet Chavan @

Connecting classroom availability to development approval seems like a simple concept that should have been part of Florida's growth management laws long ago. But the governor has been unable to get his proposal to pass the Legislature. The idea bogged down because lawmakers, lobbyists and the governor disagree about how to pay for new classroom space.

Thanks to Sheryl Stolzenberg

Friday, December 28, 2001 in The St. Petersburg Times


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