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Florida Politicians React to Trump Supreme Court Nominee Neil Gorsuch

January 31, 2017 - 9:30pm

As soon as President Donald Trump announced his nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court Tuesday evening, Florida politicians and other leaders came forward with their reaction.  

Scott Aims to Slash Best and Brightest Program, Increase Per-Pupil Spending in State Budget

January 31, 2017 - 12:00pm

Gov. Rick Scott plans to boost education spending in Florida, honing in on college scholarships and slashing controversial teacher scholarships as part of his $83.5 billion budget for the 2017-2018 fiscal year. 

Scott Unveils His $83.5 Billion Budget

January 31, 2017 - 9:30am
Rick Scott

Gov. Rick Scott has made healthcare and education his top priorities in Florida in the $83.5 billion budget for fiscal 2017-2018 he rolled out Tuesday morning.

Senate Set to Confirm Betsy DeVos Amidst Massive Backlash from Education Groups

January 30, 2017 - 8:15pm

Betsy DeVos will finally face the music -- and a committee of U.S. senators -- as she heads for a full vote to become the next Secretary of Education on Tuesday. 

Florida Congressional Freshmen React to Trump's Refugee Ban

January 30, 2017 - 11:45am

It’s been a baptism by fire for Florida’s freshest faces in Congress as they quickly adapt and react to the latest waves made by President Donald Trump’s executive order indefinitely barring Syrian refugees from entering the country and barring other refugees from entering the country for 120 days. 

Floridians Flock to Airports to Protest Trump's Deportation Order, Politicians React

January 29, 2017 - 2:30pm

Floridians reacted to President Donald Trump’s latest executive order banning entry to the United States by refugees, migrants and green-card holders from seven Muslim countries, protesting the order many say unfairly discriminates against those of the Muslim faith.

NRA Trashes Stand Your Ground Bill Opponents as 'Fake Activists'

January 27, 2017 - 4:30pm

Did the League of Women Voters pay fake protesters to show up to oppose a Stand Your Ground bill?

Anti-Common Core Groups Plan to Abolish Florida Standards in English, Math During 2017 Legislative Session

January 27, 2017 - 3:00pm

A coalition of education groups opposed to the Common Core State Standards has unveiled its list of priorities for the upcoming legislative session in Tallahassee, putting a massive target on the back of the controversial state standards. 

Senate Dem Leader: I Agree With Trump -- Investigate Voter Fraud

January 25, 2017 - 4:15pm

Oscar Braynon and Donald Trump might seem like an unlikely pair, but the two are rallying around a common cause to call for an investigation of widespread voter fraud. 

Scott Pitches $618 Million Tax Cut Package

January 25, 2017 - 7:45am

Gov. Rick Scott is asking the Florida Legislature to slash taxes by $618 million in the coming year. 



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