Charlie Crist pitches plan for tuition forgiveness, refinancing

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With education expected to be a key issue in this year’s gubernatorial campaign, Democratic candidate Charlie Crist announced tuition-loan forgiveness and refinancing programs as part of a “middle class jobs and opportunity plan.” The plan featured a number of education-related proposals as well as several previously discussed ideas, such as increasing the minimum wage and expanding access to health care.

“To ensure that everyone has a fair shot, Florida needs a governor who will invest in them, not just the big corporations,” Crist, a former Republican governor, said in a prepared statement.

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