Monday, January 20, 2020
Members of the Florida delegation helped get the “Fostering Undergraduate Talent Using Resources for Education (FUTURE) Act” through Congress and is now on President Donald Trump’s desk. The bill, which cleared the U.S. House by voice vote in September and...
“The First Lady and I appreciate the support we have received over the past year. Every day, I wake up grateful for the opportunity to go to work on behalf of Floridians. While we can reflect and be proud of these accomplishments, there is always more that can be done."
Alzheimer’s is a progressive brain disease where plaque attacks central portions of the brain, damaging neurons so the brain cannot communicate with itself, tangling brain fibers, and leads to memory loss.
Last week, U.S. Rep. Donna Shalala, D-Fla., and U.S. Rep. Ross Spano, R-Fla., teamed up on the “Congressional Advisory Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics (CACIA) Act" which would create a “Blue-ribbon Congressional Commission to identify and examine issues of national concern related to the conduct of intercollegiate athletics and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).”
DeSantis has been a breath of fresh air in Tallahassee with legislators praising his more open style than his predecessors--namely former Gov. Rick Scott--and it’s paid dividends.
At the start of the year, Rubio and Klobuchar 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).”
Flagler College, which is based out of St. Augustine, had its accreditation reaffirmed by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACSCOC) with no recommendations for improvement. 
Florida overwhelmingly leads the nation in Obamacare enrollments, school officials back Ron DeSantis’ call for higher teacher salaries, and naturalized citizens could determine the 2020 elections in Florida.
With the issue of student athlete compensation front and center in college sports, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., is teaming up with other senators to form a working group to look at the issue.
On Wednesday, Florida First Lady Casey DeSantis launched “The Facts. Your Future.” initiative warning young people about the dangers of substance abuse.