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School Choice Supporters Rejoice As Senate Confirms Betsy DeVos

February 7, 2017 - 12:45pm

Betsy DeVos' controversial road to confirmation as the next Secretary of Education has come to an end -- Vice President Mike Pence voted to break the tie in a dead-even vote on Tuesday. 

Trump in Tampa: Let in People Who Want to 'Love Our Country'

February 6, 2017 - 3:45pm

President Donald Trump made a pit stop in Tampa to talk military, immigration and combating radical Islamic terrorism on Monday.

Teachers Don All Black to Protest DeVos' Confirmation for Ed Secretary

February 6, 2017 - 9:30am

If you see a sea of teachers dressed in black this week, there's a reason why. 

Thousands Descend Upon Winter White House in Anti-Trump Protest

February 4, 2017 - 8:45pm

Protesters marched all the way to President Donald Trump's Winter White House Saturday evening to protest Trump's presidency, which has been riddled with controversy since it began last month.  

Senate Ends Debate, Sends DeVos Nomination to Floor for Vote

February 3, 2017 - 7:45am

The U.S. Senate will hold a full vote to confirm President Donald Trump’s controversial nominee for U.S. Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos, next week.

Department of Health Plans Public Hearings on Medical Marijuana Rollout

February 1, 2017 - 10:30pm

The Florida Department of Health wants Floridians to speak up on Amendment 2 and will hold five public forums statewide to help voice concerns over the rocky implementation of medical marijuana in the Sunshine State.

Brandes Files Bill to Scrap, Overhaul Florida Medical Marijuana Laws

February 1, 2017 - 9:45am

Sen. Jeff Brandes is taking on Florida’s medical marijuana industry in a big way, proposing a total recall of all the state’s marijuana laws and overhauling the system with an entirely new set of regulations.

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.



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