Gov. Jeb Bush
Florida’s winner take-all Republican presidential primary may help the White House bids of either former Gov. Jeb Bush or Sen. Marco Rubio.
The “Lunch with Jeb” contest was launched by the Right to Rise PAC in early April.
Governor Scott is comparing the Obama Administration to the Sopranos, accusing the president of not caring for low-income families, even as the governor refuses to expand Medicaid to more than 800,000 low-income families.
Gov. Rick Scott on Tuesday signed a wide-ranging bill aimed at rolling back the number of tests given to public school students, capping off a discussion that saw Florida Republicans ease back at least slightly on a longstanding principle of the state’s education-reform movement.
Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater surprised the state’s political establishment Saturday, announcing he will not pursue a U.S. Senate seat expected to open up if Sen. Marco Rubio runs for president.
Lawmakers gave final approval Thursday to legislation aimed at rolling back testing for public school students in Florida, even as critics argued the wide-ranging measure doesn’t go far enough to ease the burdens of high-stakes exams.
The Florida Senate passed a bill that would have students spend no more than 45 hours a year on standardized tests.
Sen. Marco Rubio says he will make a big announcement on April 13th regarding his 2016 plans. All signs point to a presidential run.
Florida may end the state’s practice of holding back third-grade students who fail standardized tests.
The Florida House passed a bill Wednesday, setting the state’s presidential primary date for 2016.