Sunday, October 13, 2019
This month, Florida A&M University’s (FAMU) Medical Marijuana Education and Research Initiative (MMERI) started running three different TV spots on medical marijuana and unlawful marijuana.
At an event at a school in Miami Gardens on Thursday, Gov. Ron DeSantis signed into law a bill from the Legislature, expanding school choice by creating the “Family Empowerment Scholarship Program.” The bill also makes it easier to...
Florida TaxWatch also looked at true costs of charter school and private school scholarships. 
For the third year in a row, Bill Herrle, NFIB’s executive director in Florida, said his group is ready to push for cutting the business rent tax.
The bill cleared the U.S. House Small Business Committee back in June 2017 and U.S. Rep. Nydia Velázquez, D-NY, the ranking Democrat on the committee, went to bat for Lawson on Monday. 
The Broadband Field Technician Apprenticeship program is, according to the governor’s office, a “self-progression program that will allow enrolled employees to control the direction of their own careers and gain more in-depth knowledge about their jobs and the industry, at no cost to them” and employee who finish it “will receive an industry-recognized broadband field technician certification that they can carry with them throughout their careers.”
Democrats trending poorly in Florida, pundit notes, Darryl Rouson files bill to protect gay students attending private schools, and a Jacksonville City Councilman insists prayers before meetings are too political.
Rubio and U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., unveiled the “Supporting Veterans in STEM Careers Act” which, they insist, “would assist veterans re-entering the workforce by directing the National Science Foundation to encourage veterans to study and pursue careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM).”
Rubio got some help from the Sunshine State last week as U.S. Rep. Donna Shalala, D-Fla., teamed up with U.S. Rep. Mark Walker, R-NC, to bring out the House version of the bill.
Last week, freshman U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz, R-Fla., paired up with a leading Democrat to introduced a proposal to help boost STEM education at minority-serving institutions (MSIs).