“The Florida Lottery applauds Governor DeSantis for his education budget for fiscal year 2019-20. This budget reflects Governor DeSantis’ unwavering dedication to ensuring every student in the sunshine state receives the best education possible. Our core mission at the Florida Lottery is to maximize revenues for the enhancement of education in Florida and we look forward to supporting Governor DeSantis in ensuring that Florida remains one of the brightest and best states in the nation. I thank the Governor for his continuing support of the Florida Lottery as we work together to create greater opportunities for future generations of Floridians.”
ABOUT THE FLORIDA LOTTERY
The Florida Lottery is responsible for contributing more than $35 billion to enhance education and sending more than 808,000 students to college through the Bright Futures Scholarship Program. The Florida Lottery reinvests nearly 98 percent of its revenue back into Florida’s economy through prize payouts, commissions to more than 13,000 Florida retailers and transfers to education. Since 1988, Florida Lottery games have paid more than $65 billion in prizes and made more than 2,500 people millionaires. For more information, please visit flalottery.com.