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“The Army Corps has determined that discharges from Lake Okeechobee to the St. Lucie are unnecessary for flood control and that eliminating these discharges can actually be beneficial to water supply, the environment and more,” Mast said. “The Army Corps must not settle for incremental progress but rather should take the bold action needed to protect Floridians and stop government-sanctioned poisoning.”
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.
The award is given to officials who show “a steadfast commitment to restore citizen government through term limits.”
“House Bill 219 would require a minimum term of incarceration for solicitation of prostitution offenses involving victims of human trafficking. Florida has the third highest number of human trafficking cases in the country, trailing only California and New York,” Overdorf’s office noted.