State of Florida
While plans to negotiate a Major League Soccer Stadium have stalled in Miami, North Miami Beach approved the construction of a world-class soccer training facility.
A renowned club team from Argentina flew into South Florida to make a special request
Governor Rick Scott is refusing to turn over financial information that could answer whether he is flouting a state ethics law.
The State of Florida is currently tied with four other states for having the fifth lowest high school graduation rate.
The State of Florida will receive more than $70 million in grants to help the homeless.
With some lawmakers saying schools can be easy targets for deranged shooters, a House panel Wednesday approved a bill that would allow designated employees or volunteers to carry concealed weapons on school grounds in case of emergency situations.
A controversial gun bill gaining traction in the Florida legislature isn’t garnering much support in South Florida education circles.
Several lawmakers, on Wednesday, joined with animal-rights groups and two rescue dogs at a Capitol news conference calling for changes in the state’s decades-old greyhound racing industry—a sport that has seen waning popularity in recent year.
House Speaker Will Weatherford, R-Wesley Chapel, indicated Wednesday he’s not in favor of the state setting aside money for any professional-sports stadium projects this year, after also opposing a high-profile effort in 2013 to direct tax dollars to improvements at the home of the Miami Dolphins.
The State’s Board of Education met Tuesday in Miami to discuss, among other things, proposed changes to the Common Core academic standards. It also recognized Alberto Carvalho as the state superintendent of the year.