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COVID Closures Giving GOP a Boost in Florida

Since the COVID pandemic began, Florida Democrats have tried to use it to attack Gov. Ron DeSantis and the GOP majority in the Florida Legislature. When the number of deaths increased in 2020, Florida Democrats...

Florida Teachers Unions Keep Moving the Goal Posts on Reopening Schools

In June, Florida Education Association (FEA) President Fedrick Ingram, who chaired the union’s Statewide Committee to Safely Reopen Public Schools, laid out his group’s game plan for schools to safely reopen this summer.

American Federation of Teachers on Different Page than State, Local Unions in Florida on...

Earlier this month, American Federation of Teachers (AFT) President Randi Weingarten insisted “we know remote learning hasn’t worked.”

Ron DeSantis Showcases Support for $500 Million Teacher Salary Increase

Back in October, DeSantis called for raising new teacher salaries to $47,500 in an effort to attract better educators and retain them. This week, DeSantis announced “the approval of $500 million in the state’s budget that will be signed in the coming days, dedicated to raising teacher salaries in Florida.

News From Around Florida

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.

News From Around Florida

Clay County School Board is creating its own police force, Florida has the potential to become the biggest medical marijuana market in the nation by 2021 and the Florida Education Association gives some support to Governor Ron Desantis' teacher pay proposal.

Elizabeth Warren Takes Aim at Mario Diaz-Balart

owards the end of last week, Warren tried to rally fellow liberals behind former Judge Mary Barzee Flores who is taking on U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla., who has been in Congress since 2002 and currently leads the U.S. House Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD) Appropriations Subcommittee.
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