Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Last week, Rubio teamed up with U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., to bring back the “Protecting Job Opportunities for Borrowers (Protecting JOBs) Act” (S.609) which “would help to ensure borrowers are not inhibited from working in their trained field solely because they fell behind on their federal student loan payments..."
This week, S&P Global Ratings raised its long-term and underlying (SPUR) ratings on the Florida Board of Governor’s (BOG) university system improvement revenue bonds issued for the Florida State University System from “AA" to “AA+.”
On Wednesday, the Education and Labor Committee held a hearing on “The Cost of College: Student-Centered Reforms to Bring Higher Education Within Reach”  and Wilson noted that the timing of the scandal was “ironic.”
Griffin takes over from Dr. Jonathan Ellen, who resigned as chair, as the task force has only two months to offer its recommendations to the USF Board of Trustees. 
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.”
“I am excited to be appointed to two subcommittees that will allow me to better serve and strengthen children’s education, labor rights and pensions, and the health of employees in the private-sector,” Shalala said on Tuesday.
Harris announced on Monday that it will invest more than $125 million in research and development (R&D) this fiscal year. 
Taylor had been serving in the post on an interim basis since the middle of April when Ralph Yoder, who led schools in Calhoun County for around six and a half years, was tapped as executive director of the Florida Transportation Commission.
State Rep. Anna Eskamani, D-Orlando, has filed a bill to limit a voucher program passed last year and championed by Gov. Ron DeSantis.
With the Legislature kicking off its regular session on Tuesday, DeSantis returned to the themes that he stressed in the campaign including the “economic opportunities that lie before us,”  the “environmental challenges that require our attention” and “our obligations to education and public safety.”