Florida’s charter schools continue to grow at a rapid pace and now Florida Gov. Rick Scott wants school districts to open their own charter schools to try out innovative approaches to curriculum, instructional strategies and educational focus.
Former Governor Charlie Crist made his long awaited debut at the Democratic National Convention Thursday and lauded President Barack Obama for saving the Sunshine State with the stimulus package, among other programs.
Florida Senator Bill Nelson is underwater when it comes to his approval rating, but he’s still ahead by seven points over Republican challenger Representative Connie Mack, IV, according to the later Public Policy Polling poll.
While the Republican National Convention in Tampa will be full of conservative heavyweights, one notable former GOP star will not have a speaking role at the convention.
The list of high-profile Republican politicians set to speak at the 2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa continued to grow Wednesday.
The field of speakers at the Republican National Convention set for the end of August in Tampa grew some more Tuesday morning with the addition of a very familiar face to Florida Republicans.
It’s still more than two years away from another gubernatorial election, but a political action committee closely aligned with Governor Rick Scott is already raking in the cash, according to the News Service of Florida.
Governor Rick Scott said Wednesday that he is softening his stance on the controversial E-Verify immigration program he championed while running for the Governor’s office in 2010.
Florida Governor Rick Scott didn’t win a majority of the popular vote when he was elected and his approval ratings have been among the worst in the country. A new poll found Scott’s approval rating once again struggling and that wasn’t even the worst news.
Gov. Rick Scott on Friday signed off on a group of bills he said will expand protections for victims of sexual and domestic violence while bolstering penalties for educational institutions and law enforcement agencies that look the other way.