Sunday, April 21, 2019
The cultural phenomenon known as "Florida Man" evolved from decades of Florida crime news stories that were bizarre enough to make national headlines. In response to Florida Man's growing popularity, a new online trend called "The Florida Man Challenge"...
A student at the University of Central Florida (UCF) worked for the charity as an intern under Constantine and filed a complaint with UCF about his behavior. According to that complaint, the student felt uncomfortable, claiming Constantine put his hands on her on three separate occasions. 
As a former high ranking administrator in higher education, freshman U.S. Rep. Donna Shalala, D-Fla., has a lot to say about the bribery scandal that rocked elite schools this week--but the GOP offered a reminder that she oversaw some corruption during her time at the University of Miami.
On Wednesday, the Education and Labor Committee held a hearing on “The Cost of College: Student-Centered Reforms to Bring Higher Education Within Reach”  and Wilson noted that the timing of the scandal was “ironic.”
From his perch as chairman of the U.S. Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., brought out legislation to protect America’s small businesses from cyber threats.
On Monday, U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Fla., a senior Republican on the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee, noted that there are reports of MS-13 gang members targeting police officers, saying it underscores why Congress needs to pass his “Criminal Alien Gang Member Removal Act.”
Moody announced the Consumer Protection Division “took action in three separate cases to shutdown tech support scams operating in Florida—with the latest court action filed today during National Consumer Protection Week.”
Liberty First Network President Alex Snitker was in Tallahassee this week to ensure that every member of the Legislature had copies of the group’s agenda which includes its take on more than 40 bills.
With the Legislature kicking off its regular session on Tuesday, DeSantis returned to the themes that he stressed in the campaign including the “economic opportunities that lie before us,”  the “environmental challenges that require our attention” and “our obligations to education and public safety.”
Patronis unveiled “Fraud Free Florida” which is “aimed at better coordinating collective investigative efforts to protect Florida’s large population, especially seniors, from scam artists.”