The news of Fidel Castro’s death has ended one chapter and opened up another in Cuban-American relations and Florida politicians -- part-time resident and President-Elect Donald Trump and U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio -- are prepared to take steps to move forward on relations with the Caribbean nation.
Everyone considered Trump’s win a long shot. Democrats had a pep in their step, gleeful as they contemplated their third-straight presidential victory on Election Day. Many Republicans counted Trump out long since, downplaying his chances to win the presidency, quietly plotting how they would rebuild the party in the election's aftermath.
President-elect Donald Trump has selected school choice advocate Betsy DeVos as his new U.S. Education Secretary, but not everyone is happy about it.
Subtract one name from the ongoing lawsuit against Florida’s Tax Credit Scholarship Program -- the Florida PTA is officially dropping out of the suit.
Florida House Speaker Richard Corcoran is ushering in a new era in the Florida Legislature beginning Tuesday.
Jeb Bush’s education foundation will discuss the newly-implemented Every Student Succeeds Act at its 2016 National Summit on Education Reform in Washington, D.C. next month -- and former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will moderate a panel discussion on the ESSA.
A whopping 85 million visitors visited Florida over the summer and fall, a record-high for any nine-month period in the state’s history.
While many politicos have kicked back their feet and relaxed after the election, state lawmakers are just getting warmed up, diving headfirst into the next chapter with a new set of priorities for the 2017 legislative session. Next year’s legislative session doesn’t officially begin until March, but incoming Senate president Joe Negron and incoming House Speaker Richard Corcoran have already laid out their plans for 2017.
Add one more name to the list of congressmen against president-elect Donald Trump’s pick for chief strategist Steve Bannon.
Florida created nearly 6,000 jobs for the month of October, but the unemployment rate went up, according to the latest numbers from the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity.
On Friday, state officials announced the unemployment rate in Florida had increased to 4.8 percent, a slight uptick from September’s unemployment rate of 4.7 percent.