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Harris Corporation Expanding With More Investments Across Florida

Harris announced on Monday that it will invest more than $125 million in research and development (R&D) this fiscal year. 
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Ron DeSantis quits on E-Verify, Florida school blasted for assignment including Parkland shooter, and school choice defeated Andrew Gillum, according to JMI.
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Ron DeSantis Taps Richard Corcoran for Education Commissioner, Jared Moskowitz for Emergency Management

Incoming Gov. Ron DeSantis announced on Thursday that he was turning to the two prominent legislators to help his new administration. 
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Ron DeSantis Names Transition Advisory Committee on Education and Workforce Development

On Thursday, incoming Gov. Ron DeSantis and incoming Lt. Gov. Jeanette Nuñez announced the names of more than 40 advisors who will serve on the committee.

Bias in College Education Concerns Floridians

In recent weeks, “college indoctrination” or “education bias” has become a hot topic, says Jacksonville’s WBOB Talk Radio News Director Roger Henderson.

Dorothy Hukill Honored With Financial Literacy Class Proposal

In honor of the late state Sen. Dorothy Hukill, state Sen. Travis Hutson, R-St. Augustine, and state Rep. Elizabeth Fetterhoff, R-DeLand, are bringing back her proposal for a mandatory class on financial literacy bill for Florida high school students. 

Lois Frankel Takes Aim at Betty DeVos Over Title IX

First elected to Congress in 2012 after a long career in Florida politics including leading Democrats in the state House and serving two terms as mayor of West Palm Beach, U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel, D-Fla., is one of the leaders of the Democratic Women’s Working Group (DWWG) and she is using that position to take aim at the Trump administration. 

Flagler College Teams Up With China Foreign Affairs University

The agreement, which was signed on Monday, will take effect in the spring. 
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Broward County elections supervisor to receive a six-figure pension, public schools are installing metal detectors, and Florida State football coach depicted in racial post.

Ron DeSantis Names Shane Strum as Chief of Staff

Strum starts his new task on January 8 as DeSantis gets ready to take over from Scott who faces term limits.  

Florida Senate Gets Ready to Tackle Hurricane Michael Recovery, Economic Issues

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. 

Four Florida Colleges Honored for Innovative Programs

This week,  at the Association of Florida Colleges conference in Orlando, Florida College System (FCS) Chancellor Madeline Pumariega honored four schools in the Sunshine State with the Chancellor’s Best Practice Awards. 
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