Standing next to American flags and beneath bright stage lights, Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton took the stage at Florida International University in Miami Friday to call for the lifting of the U.S. trade embargo on Cuba.
Most of Florida's Supreme Court justices boast net worths of over $1 million, according to recent financial disclosures. Public officials are required by Florida law to report full financial disclosures each fiscal year to the Florida Commission on Ethics. Total net worths include “household goods and personal effects” like art and vehicles.
School might be out for summer, but the work hasn’t stopped for the independent contractor reviewing the validity of Florida’s newest -- and incredibly controversial -- Florida Standards Assessment test.
The Republican Party of Florida says come one, come all, to Orlando this October to the party’s Presidential Summit, which will gather all the Republican presidential hopefuls in one area to make their pitch to the Sunshine State.
U.S. Rep. David Jolly, R-Fla., wants to make sure the Army can transfer military skills to the workforce, and to that end he gathered congressmen, state lawmakers, trade certification groups and private businessmen to discuss how to make it happen. Among the state lawmakers Jolly invited to participate in a congressional delegation trip to Fort Lee, Va., last week were Reps. Jimmie Smith, R-Inverness, and Larry Ahearn, R-Seminole.
When it comes to campaign cash, voters care more about disclosures than campaign donation restrictions, according to a new poll.
Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton is in trouble in three swing states, according to several polls released Wednesday from Quinnipiac University. The polls found Clinton trailing behind three top Republican primary contenders for the presidency, including two nominees from Florida: former Gov. Jeb Bush and U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla.
The results are in for the end-of-course assessment tests for Florida’s students, and the state’s students have seen a slight drop in some subjects, some have seen slight improvements, and other scores have remained stagnant.
Gov. Rick Scott is making protecting the military a priority in the wake of a shooting in Tennessee which left four Marines and a sailor dead last week.The governor ordered the temporary relocation of National Guard members from six “storefront” recruitment centers to armories through an executive order issued over the weekend.
Education was a big priority for state lawmakers during this year’s legislative session. Legislators passed a sweeping education reform bill to limit testing time in Florida’s schools as well as require a review of the state’s new (and highly criticized) Florida Standards Assessment test. Like kids who receive their final grades at the end of each semester, senators and state reps, too, received marks on their efforts to improve education from the Foundation for Florida’s Future.