This week, Scott sent a letter to school district leadership across Florida demanding action. On Thursday, Scott and Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri weighed in on the issue at a U.S Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee.
The governor’s office reviewed his record on hurricane recovery, the environment, his three appointments to the state Supreme Court, his call to end Common Core in Florida, backing Israel, supporting medical marijuana and his first proposed budget.
“The North Florida Community College project provides the opportunity for middle school students in high poverty rural areas to pursue their interest in STEM,” the congressman’s office noted.
Last week, Florida state Senate President Bill Galvano, R-Bradenton, turned to fellow senators to serve on committees outside the Legislature.
The Florida Council of 100 released “Horizons 2040 Project: Grades PreK- 12” which looks at the education challenges and opportunities the state will face over the next two decades.
UNF announced this week that its Coggin College of Business ranked fifth in the “Top-Ranked Colleges for Financial Planning” by Wealth Management magazine.
Trump signed Rubio’s “American Dream Accounts Act" from Rubio and U.S. Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del. Rubio’s and Coons’ proposal was included in the “Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act.”
Republicans have controlled the Legislature in Tallahassee and the Governor’s Mansion for two decades but the state Senate has often, especially in recent years, proven to be a challenge for conservatives on everything from budgetary matters to Second Amendment issues.
In addition to his role with the LeMieux Center, “Congressman Rooney also will serve as a distinguished lecturer in the Politics Department of the University’s School of Arts and Sciences, speak as part of the President’s Lyceum, and provide strategic counsel and planning for future LeMieux Center programs.”
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.