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Marco Rubio Warns Florida University, College Presidents of Chinese Espionage

Last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., sent letters to the presidents of 26 Florida research colleges and universities urging them to be on guard against efforts by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) to...

Nursery and Landscape Industry Adds $31.4 Billion, 266,000 Jobs to Florida’s Economy

Adding $10 billion to its total impact since 2015, Florida’s nursery and landscape industry generates $31.4 billion in total output sales and provides more than 266,000 jobs statewide, according to a new economic impact...

Nikki Fried: UF Presidential Search Must be Nonpartisan and Transparent

This week, Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried wrote to the University of Florida Board of Trustees regarding the need for a nonpartisan, transparent, ethical search for the university’s next president. Fried also expressed reservations regarding...

A New Report Finds Florida Colleges Embracing Critical Race Theory

A new report looking at 520 colleges and universities from William Jacobson, a law professor who teaches at Cornell University, found that 236 of those schools have embraced critical race theory (CRT). Those schools have...

UF President Kent Fuchs to Step Down at the End of the Year

After leading the University of Florida (UF) for eight years, UF President Kent Fuchs announced on Wednesday that he will step down at the end of the year but will stay on at the...

Charlie Crist: Feds Sending $4.7 Million to Help Safety, Security in Florida

Last week, U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist, D-Fla., who sits on the U.S. House Appropriations Committee, announced five grants from the U.S. Department of Justice which are coming to Florida. The grants total more than $4.7...
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NOAA Sending $8.5 Million for Coral Reefs in Florida

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Coral Reef Conservation Program announced last week that it has awarded almost $21.4 million for coral reef management, including $8.5 million to help those off the coast...

Nikki Fried Named to UF Levin College of Law’s Law Center Association Board of...

For more than 40 years, the LCA’s mission is to support the Levin College of Law in recruiting the best and brightest law school candidates, encouraging the careers of its graduates, promoting alumni networking, and assisting with fundraising for the school’s strategic priorities. 

Stephanie Murphy, John Rutherford Secure $3.3 Million for Red Snapper in the South Atlantic

Murphy and Rutherford secured $3.3 million in appropriations legislation to fund an independent 30-month study that will help better understand the true stock of red snapper in the South Atlantic.

Ron DeSantis Nominates Two Judges for Ninth Judicial Circuit Court on Orange and Osceola...

On Monday, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced two new judicial appointments to the Ninth Judicial Circuit Court. The Ninth Circuit Court encompasses Orange and Osceola Counties.
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Synan Says, the Real Top 25 in College Football: Final Rankings

Fans are clamoring for change after Alabama was crowned as the national champion for the sixth time in the last 11 years. We did not get the Clemson against Alabama matchup that so many people say they are tired of seeing--but the same players were in the playoffs. 
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Kathy Castor Urges USF to Keep College of Education’s Undergraduate Program

USF's College of Education’s undergraduate program, which serves as the largest single provider of teachers to the Tampa Bay area, has benefited from over $34 million in federal grants throughout Castor’s time serving in Congress.