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Friday, February 23, 2018

FL Lawmakers Challenge Judicial Branch’s Power

In December of 2016, Florida State Representative Julio Gonzalez submitted a resolution to the local house of representatives, “urging Congress to propose to the...

Florida to provide temporary jobs to people impacted by Hurricane Irma

Florida will provide temporary employment to people, who lost their jobs due to the impact of Hurricane Irma. On Wednesday, Republican Governor Rick Scott said...

State College System Overall Moves Through Senate

The latest attempt by Tallahassee legislators to change the way Florida’s state colleges are run has cleared a major hurdle on its way to...

CONFIRMED: Jimbo Fisher to decide on $7.5 million a year contract for 10...

On Monday Jimbo Fisher will decide whether he signs a $7.5 million a year contract for 10 years with the Texas A&M football program. Per...

Steube Stumped on Guns

Former Representative and current Senator Greg Steube (R) of Sarasota has nearly a dozen sponsored bills pushing for the ability to carry firearms into...

New Railroad, Old Problems in the Sunshine State

Many Floridians will remember learning about how Henry Flagler's infamous Florida East Coast Railways company was an early driver of the state economy. As...

Florida Gov. Rick Scott Proposes Budget Increase for Teacher Supply

Florida Gov. Rick Scott announced his proposal to increase the budget for teacher supply for the fiscal 2018 to 2019. Educators use the annual...

Would Andrew Gillum Make a Worse Governor Than Mayor?

Boy, that would be hard. The FBI recently cleared Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum of suspicion over an email scandal which has dogged the politician’s gubernatorial...

Florida Lawmakers Back Slight Increase in Student Funding

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Senate to Tackle Big Issues in Opening Week

The Florida Senate will kick off the 2017 legislative session with a busy first week, scheduling three major bills on the Senate floor. On...

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Four Governors Form Coalition to Fight Gun Violence

The governors of four states including Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, and Rhode Island agreed to form a coalition to fight gun violence. Their action...