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Scott Honors Veterans, With Possible Election Benefits

Source: CBS Miami

TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) - As Gov. Rick Scott tours the state this week honoring military veterans, he is marking the contributions of a bloc of voters that could help in his difficult re-election fight. Scott, who served in the Navy, created the “Governor’s Veterans Service Award” in March and is handing out the awards to hundreds of veterans during events that started Monday and end Thursday, the day before the July 4 holida ...
Full article at: CBS Miami Jul 1 2014, 7:36pm CDT
 


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State’s Supreme Court Set To Swear-In First Cuban-American Chief Justice

Source: CBS Miami

FL Gubernatorial Candidate Charlie Crist Speaks In West Palm Beach
TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/AP) – Jorge Labarga, set to be the state’s first Cuban-American Chief of Justice, will be sworn-in Monday by the Florida Supreme Court. Labarga, who succeeds Chief Justice Ricky Polston, was elected as the 56th Chief Justice in January and will begin his two-year term Monday. A swearing in ceremony is scheduled for 2 p.m. in Tallahassee. Chief Justice Polston will remain on the beach. Labarga’s election fol ...
Full article at: CBS Miami Jun 30 2014, 9:29am CDT
 

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Florida roundup: School choice, charter schools, campaigns and more

Source: RedefinED

Florida Governor Rick Scott Makes Transportation Announcement
School choice. Gov. Rick Scott signs major legislation expanding eligibility for tax credit scholarships and creating the second education savings account program in the country. redefinED. Associated Press. Tampa Bay Times. EdWeek. News Service of Florida. Charter schools. A big Sun-Sentinel investigation focuses on failed charter schools in South Florida. A Palm Beach tax referendum is dogged by questions about whether the district should share the proceeds with charters. P ...
Full article at: RedefinED Jun 23 2014, 5:33am CDT
 

5 Things To Know About Florida Executions

Source: CBS Miami

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STARKE (AP) — John Ruthell Henry, a man convicted of killing his wife and his 5-year-old stepson, is scheduled to be Florida’s 43rd execution by lethal injection in 14 years Wednesday. It would be the 13th execution in Florida since April 2013 and the 18th since Gov. Rick Scott took office in 2011. THE HISTORY: The first person executed by lethal injection in Florida was Terry Sims, who was convicted of the 1977 murder of a volunteer deputy sheriff during a drugstore robbery near Orland ...
Full article at: CBS Miami Jun 18 2014, 11:13am CDT
 

Florida roundup: Campaigns, charters, school boards and more

Source: RedefinED

FL Gubernatorial Candidate Charlie Crist Speaks In West Palm Beach
Tax credit scholarships. WFTV airs criticisms of school choice programs by Central Florida Democrats.  A Heartland Institute fellow supports the program in an Orlando Sentinel guest column. Campaigns. Charlie Crist makes changes to the state’s teacher evaluations a central part of his campaign for governor. Sentinel School Zone. A former porn star makes headlines running for school board on a platform of “t ...
Full article at: RedefinED Jun 18 2014, 5:18am CDT
 

Florida roundup: Test results, charter schools, performance pay and more

Source: RedefinED

FL Gubernatorial Candidate Charlie Crist Speaks In West Palm Beach
Test results. New end of course exam results largely show improvement over last year. StateImpact. Tampa Bay Times.  Orlando Sentinel. Florida Times-Union. Florida Today. Fort Myers News-Press. Bradenton Herald. Thousands of students still struggle in algebra. Miami Herald. Tampa Bay students improve in history, the Tampa Tribune reports here and here. South Florida students improve in algebra. Sun-Sentinel. More fr ...
Full article at: RedefinED Jun 17 2014, 5:05am CDT
 

Governor Scott’s Net Worth Jumps To $132.5 Million

Source: CBS Miami

FL Gubernatorial Candidate Charlie Crist Speaks In West Palm Beach
TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/AP) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott provided a closer look at his finances when he released three years of tax returns. Scott made the decision to disclose the financial information since he is officially qualifying for the 2014 ballot on Monday. Scott is also asking challenger Charlie Crist to release tax returns that he and his wife filed. The latest financial information shows that Scott’s net worth jumped from nearly $83.8 million at the end of ...
Full article at: CBS Miami Jun 16 2014, 2:40pm CDT
 

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Frustrated Anchor Calls Out Rick Scott For Dodging Media

Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

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Florida Governor Rick Scott (R) has spent $13.5 million on reelection ads for television, most of it in Central Florida. But that doesn't mean he wants to talk on television -- and one Orlando news anchor is seriously over it. News 13's Ybeth Bruzual spent nearly two minutes of air time calling out Scott for dodging her and her show, "Political Connections." Bruzual said Florida's other major gubernatorial candidates including Charlie Cris ...
Full article at: Politics - The Huffington Post Jun 13 2014, 12:48pm CDT
 

Former Facebook President Sean Parker Envisions App to Foster Political Engagement

Source: Big Government

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Silicon Valley billionaire and Napster co-founder Sean Parker has announced he's moving into politics with a new social media network platform called Brigade Media, which will act as a sort of LinkedIn for civic life and political engagement via Facebook. Parker, who was formerly the president of social-media networking giant Facebook, has said he wants to close the massive gap he sees between the high-tech community and the political world of campaigns, according to Politico ...
Full article at: Big Government Jun 11 2014, 8:18pm CDT
 

Florida Gov. Rick Scott Signs Bill Allowing In-State Tuition For Illegal Immigrants

Source: Big Government

Florida Governor Rick Scott Makes Transportation Announcement
Florida Republican Gov. Rick Scott signed into a law legislation allowing illegal immigrants living in Florida to qualify for in-state tuition rates Monday. “Signing this historic legislation today will keep tuition low, and allow all students who grew up in Florida to have the same access to affordable higher education. With this legislation, higher education became more affordable and more accessible to all Floridians,” Scott said in a statemen ...
Full article at: Big Government Jun 9 2014, 1:04pm CDT