Lobbying leads Florida legislative committee to approve largest instructional materials fund in U.S

April 1998
Electronic Education Report;04/22/98, Vol. 5 Issue 8, p1
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Reports on the approval by a congressional committee in Florida of an instructional materials fund following lobbying by the Software Publishers Association and the Association of American Publishers. Total funds approved by the legislative committee; Concern over debate over language in another budget bill version.


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