This week, two Democrats in the Florida Legislature--state Sen. Lori Berman of Delray and state Rep. Joe Casello of Boynton Beach--showcased their proposal to “provide incentive for schools to upgrade their energy systems to include on-site solar power and...
County governments play an instrumental role in building economic resilience and supporting the economic well-being of residents. That’s according to a new report, County Levers to Drive Economic Mobility, released on Thursday by the National Association of Counties (NACo). The...
U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist’s, D-Fla., odds to win the 2022 Florida gubernatorial election have worsened in recent months, according to betting aggregators US-Bookies.com Since September, Crist’s odds have shifted from 9/2 (18.2 percent implied probability) to 9/1 (10 percent). “Last month,...
In a recent segment, CNN reporter Pamela Brown asked mothers of school children why Republican Glen Youngkin won the Virginia gubernatorial race earlier this month on education issues. The answer was simple--“school closures.” School moms said the Democrats in their state didn’t...
This week, Wells Fargo awarded an Open for Business Fund grant to Florida International University (FIU) to launch a robust, virtual platform at StartUP FIU Food, a small business incubator that serves food and beverage micro-entrepreneurs in South Florida. The...
On Monday, Florida Senate President Wilton Simpson, R-Trilby, and Florida House Speaker Chris Sprowls, R-Palm Harbor, today, joined by Gov. Ron DeSantis, announced their “Keep Florida Free” legislative agenda that their respective chambers will pursue during the Florida Legislature’s...
At the end of last week, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced the launch of First Lady Casey DeSantis’ statewide initiative: “The Facts. Your Future.” This program directly youth in Florida to improve their understanding of the effects of drug abuse and...