Governor Rick Scott
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 is placing limits on standardized tests that were first expanded by former Governor Jeb Bush.
In a flip flop from Rick Scott, the governor now says he is opposed to the state expanding Medicaid.
Just past the the midway point in the legislative session, Florida lawmakers have done little more than set a presidential primary date.
A 36-year-old woman has been arrested for threatening to hire a hit-man to kill Governor Rick Scott.
Florida’s unemployment rate for February was virtually unchanged from the previous month.
Following the lead of Gov. Rick Scott, a House panel Wednesday approved a bill designed to help hold down costs for students at state colleges and universities.
As the House and Senate move forward with their budget plans this week, Gov. Rick Scott is trying to ramp up support for his proposed tax cuts.
The Sunshine State is moving the date of its presidential primary election.
The numbers are in—Florida’s unemployment rate is staying flat.