The 2022 Florida Legislative Session is scheduled to begin on January 11 – an early start due to it being an election year, with redistricting taking a front seat for both chambers. After last session’s sweeping overhaul of Florida’s previous workforce education systems, spearheaded by House Speaker Chris Sprowls (R – Clearwater), this year’s legislative agenda will partially focus on further strengthening these policies to benefit Floridians.
Many of the proposals before the legislature in the next 60 days will impact that state’s path to achieving a Talent Strong Florida. With over 2,500 bills filed between both chambers for the 2022 Legislative Session, which are the leading policy initiatives poised to impact postsecondary access and attainment for Florida students?
This preview includes some of the top budget priorities and legislative proposals to watch this session.