Students who are victims of bullying, violence or abuse could get a shot at attending a new school as part of a scholarship program pushed by Florida House GOP members during this year’s upcoming legislative session.
Marco Rubio has a message for University of Florida students and people thinking about attending white nationalist Richard Spencer’s speech: don’t.
Gov. Rick Scott and Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam were in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday to make the case for federal aid in the Sunshine State after Hurricane Irma swept through the state, causing extensive damage last month.
Legislation to expand Florida’s Bright Future Scholarship Program -- one of Senate President Joe Negron’s top legislative priorities -- passed its first hurdle Monday when the Senate Education Committee gave it the green light.
An Orlando lawmaker has filed a bill to ban the sale, possession and use of “bump stock” gun accessories in the wake of a mass shooting in Las Vegas which left 58 people dead and more than 500 injured last week.
Florida Waives Teacher Requirements, Offers In-State Tuition to Puerto Ricans Displaced by Hurricane Maria
Florida is opening its doors to Puerto Rican teachers and students displaced by Hurricane Maria, a Category 4 storm which ravaged the American territory last month.
The Florida Black Farmers and Agriculturalists Association closed off applications to new members after the state Legislature passed a law to dole out five new medical marijuana growing licenses -- one of which is poised to go to a black farmer, the group said this week.
Gov. Rick Scott declared a State of Emergency through nearly half of Florida as the state braces for the potential impact of Tropical Storm Nate, which is expected to make landfall in the Gulf Coast this weekend.
Two Democratic lawmakers are filing bills to curb gun violence in the Sunshine State following the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history.
A Florida congressional Republican is leading the charge on a bill to ban “bump stocks” in the wake of a Las Vegas shooting which left 58 people dead and more than 500 injured.