On Thursday, Governor Ron DeSantis announced an executive order at a press conference at Ida S. Baker High School in Cape Coral? Thursday to eliminate Common Core in the state.
Voters voiced their frustration with ‘Florida Standards’, a version of Common Core in the state, during the campaign. DeSantis made eliminating common core a key position during his campaign.
Board Members for Triumph Gulf Coast Inc. approved a $2.3 million grant to promote technical training and certification in Franklin County.
The grant will help students and adults become certified in welding, computer technology and medical fields.
Triumph Gulf Coast, Inc., is a nonprofit corporation that oversees the expenditure of 75 percent of all funds...
With New York recently passing legislation to allow abortions up until birth, one Florida politician is making a stand. Earlier this week, Sen. Joe Gruters filed a bill that would ban having an abortion after 20 weeks in Florida.
The "Florida Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act" would curb the current Florida law, which allows for abortions to be performed until roughly 24 weeks into term.
Big Bend CEO Mike Watkins is facing an uphill battle against Port St. Joe businessman Jason Shoaf in a primary election to see who will possibly replace Halsey Beshears.
With the primary and general now set for April 9 and June 18, both men are hard at work, campaigning, raising money and almost fighting to represent the Republican base in the special election.
Former Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum is putting his political career on hold to join a major network.
On Tuesday, the former Democratic gubernatorial candidate announced that he would be joining CNN as a political commentator.
The announcement comes days after the Florida Ethics Commission found probable cause that former Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum violated state ethics laws after he allegedly accepted gifts during two trips he took.
Embattled Palm Beach Elections Chief Susan Bucher, who was suspended by Gov. Ron DeSantis, has officially resigned.
The lifelong Democrat was set to fight the suspension, but that changed. On Tuesday, she maintained that she would not have received a fair hearing had she decided to fight her removal before the GOP-controlled Florida Senate.
“Prior to my service as your supervisor, I was a very vocal member of the House
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On Friday, the Florida Ethics Commission found probable cause that former Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum violated state ethics laws after he allegedly accepted gifts during two trips he took.
The commission met behind closed doors on today and determined there was probable cause against Gillum.
Gillum's attorney Barry Richard confirmed the probable cause, linking it to Gillum accepting gifts over a $100 threshold and not reporting it.
One week after being appointed Secretary of State by Gov. Ron DeSantis, Michael Ertel has resigned following photos that surfaced of him wearing blackface from a private party in 2005.
The story was first reported by the Tallahassee Democrat, who obtained the photos. Shortly after noon on the Thursday, the newspaper showed the photos to the Governor's Office. Two hours later, they accepted his
Florida's political scene will be taking a hit when it comes to credible journalists, with Political Editor Adam Smith of the Tampa Bay Times set to join Mercury Public Affairs, according to Politico.
Smith, a veteran of Florida media, will join the bipartisan strategy firm on Feb. 11.
Mercury Partner Ashley Walker issued the following statement on Smith's hire:
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