1. Gov. Rick Scott decided not to charge as much for public records.
  2. The Orlando Sentinel asks an important question: Whatever happened to that committee that was supposed to help set the date for Florida’s presidential primary? Isn’t it getting a bit late not to have set a date?
  3. A new study by the state parole commission explores the effect civil rights have on recidivism of ex-felons..
  4. Sen. Marco Rubio: Show me a plan, or the plan is “cut, cap and balance.”
  5. Business groups have joined teachers unions and other traditional education players in lobbying Congress on issues such as No Child Left Behind, with goals like “flexibility for states and schools on how to measure progress” and “improving the quality of K-12 education, specifically in regards to science, technology, engineering and math,” according to the Center for Responsive Politics.
  6. Quote of the day: “We don’t have the money to do what we need to do, and we will never have the money to do what we need to do.” — Department of Children and Families chief David Wilkins, describing the funding situation at his agency.
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During a recent town hall meeting, Rep. Cliff Stearns, R-Ocala, argued with a group of young women over a new mandate from the federal government requiring health insurance companies to cover birth control as preventative care. During the debate, he argued that birth control is not a part of health care, telling one woman that she was missing the point when she argued otherwise.