Tuesday, December 1, 2020
During the latest spike in COVID-19 cases, the site has been conducting an average of more than 2,000 rapid tests per day.
Robert Bilsky is a Libertarian who strongly believes in individual freedom. He received a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Tennessee.  While working in the defense industry as a systems engineer, he received numerous trade secrets and awards.  Robert founded his own company in 1990 becoming a successful real estate broker and investor.
“The Outstanding Floridian Award is presented by the Council of 100 to Floridians who reflect true meritorious service that goes above and beyond the call of duty and results in extraordinary achievement. Award recipients have rendered consistent service and contributions to the state and not just for a single achievement. The award is given infrequently to reflect a truly meritorious level of service of those distinguished Floridians being recognized,” the council noted. 
USF's College of Education’s undergraduate program, which serves as the largest single provider of teachers to the Tampa Bay area, has benefited from over $34 million in federal grants throughout Castor’s time serving in Congress.
The public “beta” version of the portal was first unveiled in early 2019 to take stakeholder feedback, and based on that feedback, improvements and new features were added in August 2019 and October 2020 that make the site even more user-friendly and content-rich.
With Black Lives Matter, Antifa, riots and the Defund the Police movement on center stage this year, some of Florida’s universities have decided to approach these issues raised by this development with a focus on education.
Since the Lottery’s inception, Florida’s public schools have received more than $20.3 billion, while colleges and universities have received a combined total of more than $9.9 billion. Additionally, more than $6.8 billion has been used to fund the Bright Futures Scholarship Program, which has enabled over 880,000 students to attend college since 1997.
Redfield lauded FAMU for its efforts in hosting the COVID-19 testing site, which in addition to mitigation measures such as mask-wearing and social distancing and avoiding crowds, are key to slowing the spread of the virus.
This week, the Environmental Defense Fund released “Cost of Inaction” reports on several states, including Florida, detailing just how expensive these problems could become.