Spano took part in a committee hearing on “The Shutdown: Economic Impact on Small Businesses.”
Gov. Ron DeSantis announced he will eliminate the wait list for Gardiner scholarship students at Florida schools--if lawmakers will go along--and he is ready to hand out even more scholarships to get children to charter schools if their public school is struggling.
Rubio also pushed back at the BDS movement in an essay published by the New York Times on Tuesday.
Rubio paired up with Senate Democrats Ed Marley of Massachusetts and Ron Wyden of Oregon on Wednesday to showcase the “Saudi Educational Transparency and Reform Act” which would make the State Department “report on religious intolerance in education materials and curriculums distributed by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia."
“With over 20 states already recognizing the Honor and Remember Flag, this is part of a national effort that Florida must be a part of. I believe flying this flag will be an important part of our state becoming the most veteran-friendly state in the nation."
Political consultant Bert Ralston tells Florida Daily that Republicans shouldn’t underestimate the grassroots efforts by the Democrats and the League of Women Voters when it comes to registering voters.
Corcoran noted that almost 56 percent of high school graduates in Florida took the AP exam and 31.7 percent of high school graduates earned a 3 score or higher on one of the exams. That was enough to move Florida from fourth place in 2017 to third last year and is above the national average of 23.5 percent.
Webster’s “Physicians Pro Bono Act” has a pretty simple concept. If he or she provides care for free to some Medicaid or Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) patients, a doctor would get to deduct the costs from their taxes. Webster says his bill also helps the government by reducing red tape and saving money.
According to the Florida Department of State, the voter turnout in 2018 for younger voters was up by 15 percent compared to 2014. Voters under 30 moved from 22 percent to 37 percent over those four years.
Satter has experience in both the private and public sectors. Most recently, he was the managing director of U.S. operations for Avision Young, the world’s largest private commercial real estate services firm where he served five years.