Gov. Rick Scott has said that the 2012-2013 state budget he will sign Tuesday, which includes a $1 billion increase for K-12 public education over the 2011 budget, is a significant investment, a statement the Florida Education Association disputes.
Both President Obama and Mitt Romney discussed the importance of the Latino vote over the weekend.
A bill that critics say will weaken Florida’s health department was presented to Gov. Rick Scott today.
A new report from the National Institute on Money in State Politics finds that Florida is No. 1 in the country for the amount of money that state party committees receive in campaign donations. More than $100 million in campaign contributions flooded the coffers of the Democratic and Republican Party committees during the 2009-2010 election cycle.
Florida Tax Watch, a nonprofit critical of government spending, today released its list of recommendations of programs and spending it believes Gov. Rick Scott should veto in the state’s $70 billion budget.
Rep. Allen West, R-Fort Lauderdale, is standing by comments he made during a town hall a few days ago, in which he claimed up to 80 U.S. House Democrats are members of the Communist Party.
A campaign launched by several progressive organizations has led eight major corporations to withdraw from the American Legislative Exchange Council, known as ALEC, where state legislators and business representatives meet to draft model legislation.