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19 min ago | The Fresno Bee
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal told reporters Tuesday what many already knew -- that he was considering a run for the White House in 2016. But Jindal, accompanied by a large entourage, said he plans to decide after November whether he will run for president.
4 hrs ago | Financial News & Daily Record
Hundreds of students, faculty and staff came out Monday directing pointed questions to Sen. John Thrasher, an influential political figure who is the lone non-academic finalist for the job of Florida State University president. During on-campus forums that are part of the presidential selection process, students and faculty often expressed a lack of trust in Thrasher, long considered the front runner for the university job.
7 hrs ago | News 4 Jax
Almost before the ink was dry, the state's largest nursery is protesting a rule floated by health regulators setting up the framework for Florida's new medical-marijuana industry. Miami-based Costa Farms filed a challenge Monday in the state Division of Administrative Hearings, questioning the proposed use of a lottery to pick five licensees --- one in each region of the state --- to grow, process and distribute the non-euphoric strains of cannabis legalized by the Legislature and Gov. Rick Scott this spring.
Fellow GOP District Court judge calls for accountability, says 'no one should trust Mark Fuller's judgment in a federal trial courtroom'... Republican voter suppression laws getting huge boosts from GOP-appointed federal judges in NC, where 100s recently disenfranchised, and now in WI, in advance of critical mid-terms... The media and the U.S. Government have decided to give the latest barbaric idiots to rise up in the Middle East all the publicity they crave, despite the 'exaggerated' threat posed to the U.S., or even in the region.
Today, Governor Rick Scott issued the following statement regarding Hispanic Heritage Month, which begins September 15 and ends October 15: "Ann and I are excited to join all Floridians in celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month. With more than four million Hispanics in Florida, communities throughout the Sunshine State will recognize this month-long celebration with a wide range of events and activities.
Education commissioner Pam Stewart ended the Florida Assessments for Instruction in Reading, known as the FAIR test, in kindergarten through second grade. In its place, teachers will observe children's reading abilities in a more informal setting than the online exam, which recently suffered glitches.
Secretary of State Ken Detzner joins Governor Rick Scott and First Lady Ann Scott to honor National Hispanic Heritage Month September 15 through October 15. The Department of State encourages citizens to learn about Florida's rich Hispanic history and cultural heritage during this time. "Florida's strength is found in our diversity," said Secretary of State Ken Detzner.
Kevin Derby, Sunshine State News senior political reporter joined Ed Berliner on Newsmax TV's "MidPoint" on Monday to discuss the gubernatorial race in Florida between Florida Gov. Rick Scott and former Gov. Charlie Crist, as well as the races for the executive spots in Wisconsin, Illinois, Kansas, Georgia, and Connecticut. Watch the video here.
In the first four years of his governorship of Florida, Rick Scott has apparently appointed fewer African-Americans to judgeships in the state than the last two governors in that same time span.
Republican Party of Florida Executive Director Juston Johnson visited last week's Palm Beach County Republican Executive Committee meeting to rally GOP faithful for Gov. Rick Scott 's re-election bid. But when he asked how many REC members had knocked on doors or made phone calls in the past month for Scott, only about a dozen in the crowd of more than 100 raised their hands.
MIAMI, Fla.- The corruption trial of former Homestead mayor Steven Bateman is getting under way with jury selection in Miami-Dade Circuit Court. Bateman faces two counts of unlawful compensation in the trial beginning Monday.
There can be no doubt that Americans' views on the legality of marijuana use for both medicinal and recreational purposes has shifted over the past few years. A recent survey conducted by Fextel, Inc. and StPetePolls.org found that over 73% of Floridians would support a constitutional amendment to allow the use of medical marijuana to treat debilitating medical conditions, and 58% support the legalization of marijuana for recreational use.
When Gov. Rick Scott surprisingly entered the Republican primary four years ago, he took a strong tea party stand on most issues. He vowed to cut government spending and debt; slash taxes to create jobs and enact a tough Arizona-styled immigration law.
When Gov. Rick Scott surprisingly entered the Republican primary four years ago, he took a strong tea party stand on most issues. He vowed to cut government spending and debt.
President Harry S. Truman had a sign on his desk that said, "The buck stops here." In his farewell address he said, "No one else can do the deciding for him.
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Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 12:29 pm
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