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Florida Schools to See Slight Bump in Enrollment

July 27, 2017 - 8:15pm

Florida public schools are expected to grow by 27,000 students in the next year, under an estimate approved by state forecasters on Thursday.

Debbie Wasserman Schultz Scandal Attracts White House's Attention

July 27, 2017 - 8:00pm

Now the White House is considering its own investigation into the activities of Imran Awan, the IT staffer for Florida Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz who remained on the job and with congressional computer access for about five months after the FBI began investigating him for fraud.

Scott Pushes Proposal to Cut Ties with Companies Investing in Maduro Regime

July 27, 2017 - 5:45pm

Gov. Rick Scott is continuing his hardline approach against the oppressive policies of the Venezuelan government and plans to ask the State Board Administration to put the kabosh on doing business with the Maduro regime at a meeting next month. 

School Districts Gear Up to Sue State Over HB 7069

July 27, 2017 - 2:45pm

School districts from across the state are preparing to join forces to challenge the constitutionality of a massive education law passed earlier this summer.

Florida Congressmen React to Trump's Transgender Military Ban

July 26, 2017 - 7:15pm

President Donald Trump made an unexpected announcement that transgender people will no longer be able to serve in the U.S. military Wednesday, reversing an Obama policy allowing them to serve in the armed forces.

Sessions vs. Shark

Scott's Next Budget: $30 Million in Pay Raises for State Law Enforcement

July 26, 2017 - 5:30pm
Rick Scott

Gov. Rick Scott announced today he will propose $30 million in pay raises for state law enforcement agencies to use for officer recruitment and retention in his 2018-2019 recommended budget. 

Army Corps Needs More Time on Negron Reservoir

Letter to USDOT: Federal Loan for All Aboard Florida Is Too Risky

July 26, 2017 - 4:15pm
Sebastian train trestle

Indian River and Martin Counties have NOT ended their fight to right the wrongs they say are chugging through government channels -- wrongs that would bring a high-speed rail project through the Treasure Coast at great cost to taxpayers.

House Passes Neal Dunn's Bill for More Federal Contracts for Small Businesses Owned by Veterans

July 26, 2017 - 10:45am
Neal Dunn

This week, the U.S. House passed U.S. Rep. Neal Dunn’s, R-Fla., bill giving more federal contracts to small businesses owned by veterans. 


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