Florida Senate

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Name: Florida Senate
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Officeholders to get small salary increase

Franklin County ’s elected officials will be getting a small increase, just over one-quarter of 1 percent, in their annual pay next year.The Florida Legislature’s Office of Economic and Demographic Research this month released the annual calculations, ... [Published ApalachTimes.com - 14 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

PB schools developing 400 new mandatory tests Video

Final exams will be given to students this school year in most every subject and in every grade -- even kindergartners.The new end-of-course tests are needed to meet the demands of Florida's controversial 2011 teacher merit pay law, which requires student ... [Published South Florida Sun-Sentinel - 15 hours ago]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Letter: Politicians are like job applicants

A sampling of campaign mailers for one Florida Senate race. (ERIC HASERT/TREASURE COAST NEWSPAPERS PHOTOGRAPHED: Friday AUGUST 22, 2014ERIC HASERT ... [Published TCPalm - Sep 11 2014]
Entities: Florida Senate
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Deval Patrick subtly hints at 2016 run

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick argued that Hillary Clinton should face some competition in the...Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick argued that Hillary Clinton should face some competition in the Democratic presidential primary , fueling speculation that ... [Published Washington Examiner - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Arizona Dept. of Ed. accused of violating student privacy

Dive Brief: The Arizona Department of Education may have violated federal and state privacy laws when it shared with districts information on students no longer enrolled in its schools.The department shared with districts information such as student ... [Published Education Dive - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 07 2014 - Updated Sep 07 2014 - 1 reports

Florida’s District 32 and District 81 representation

Joe Negron is a Republican member of the Florida State Senate, representing the 32nd District, which stretches from Vero Beach to Jupiter, including eastern Indian River County, eastern Martin County, northeastern Palm Beach County, and eastern St. Lucie ... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 07 2014]
First reported Sep 06 2014 - Updated Sep 06 2014 - 2 reports

Obama to voters: You are so stupid

( )I don’t think we’ve lived through a political episode such as the current immigration debacle. Not even close.Obama had vowed to take executive action to regularize millions of illegals before the coming elections. The promised action is both illegal ... [Published Power Line - Sep 06 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 3 reports

Geraldine Thompson wins District 12 Democratic primary

State Sen. Geraldine Thompson defeated Gary Siplin for the Democratic nomination for Florida Senate District 12.Thompson, the incumbent, will now face Edward Deaguilera in the November election.“Regardless of what part of the district, you go to people ... [Published Bay News 9 - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Thrasher announces win in Republican primary

John Thrasher says he has won the Republican primary election for Florida Senate District 6, which includes St. Johns, Flagler and Putnam counties and northern Volusia County.Thrasher represented Florida Senate District 8 from 2009 to 2012 before being ... [Published St Augustine Herald - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 2 reports

Tuesday's primary election attracts slow, steady stream of voters

Turnout has been light but steady for the primary election held across Central Florida and the rest of the state today.Polls will remain open until 7 p.m.As of 9 a.m. about 3,000 people had voted in person in Orange County.The day began with a power outage ... [Published Orlando Sentinel - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Early voting for primaries ends Saturday

Buy PhotoEarly-voting starts Saturday for the Aug. 26 primaries; there are 43 local candidates on Brevard ballots. (Photo: FLORIDA TODAY file) Buy PhotoUPDATEEarly voting ends Saturday, Aug. 23. The primary election will be held Tuesday, Aug. 26, when ... [Published Florida Today - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 2 reports

The politics of beer: Howling for a growler

SALES of craft beer, which tastes better than the mass-market slop, were up 17.2% last year, even as overall beer sales fell 1.9%. Small wonder the big, bland brewers want to stop you drinking it. The latest bar brawl concerns growlers; the jugs which ... [Published The Economist - Aug 21 2014]

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...so if you're paying double tuition that is $424 which adds up to over $1,200 for one class," said Governmental Affairs Committee Chair Alanna Fulk. "And for a lot of students, that's a financial burden."
"It will be something very new and different for our elementary schools," said Cheryl Alligood, chief academic officer for schools. "Our high schools and middle schools are more accustomed to end-of-course course exams. It will take us longer, and we'll have to do a lot of training to develop these for elementary schools." Under state law school districts are supposed to administer these tests this year...
"I couldn't be consistent with myself, and my core beliefs, and stay with a party that was so unfriendly toward the African-American president. I'll just go there" Crist said, saying anti-Obama "activists" were "intolerable. I couldn't take it anymore."
"We really envision student life and the student experience being critical to Creative Village," Ustler said. "You overlay that with the creative, tech culture and you end up with an urban place that's really fun and kind of funky and kind of college townie."

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PB schools developing 400 new mandatory tests V... [Published South Florida Sun-Sentinel - 15 hours ago]
Speakers Announced for Annual Florida Gaming Co... [Published 4 Traders - 18 hours ago]
Florida 2014: Different election, same old Char... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 15 2014]
Pension future hinges on Crist/Scott race [Published Daytona Beach News Journal - Sep 14 2014]
GUEST COLUMN: Lawsuit jeopardizes the interests... [Published Northwest Florida Daily News - Sep 14 2014]
Push for downtown UCF campus quickly takes shape [Published Orlando Sentinel - Sep 13 2014]
Governor Rick Scott Attends Veteran Home Celebr... [Published Foster Folly News - Sep 13 2014]
Florida Inventors Hall of Fame Inducts Six Inve... [Published Noodls - Sep 13 2014]
Massachusetts Lunch Lines Go Biometric Despite ... [Published FindBiometrics - Sep 12 2014]
NAACP launches Diversity Matters [Published Westside Gazette - Sep 12 2014]
Election 2014: Complete coverage of South Flori... [Published South Florida Sun-Sentinel - Sep 11 2014]
Letter: Politicians are like job applicants [Published TCPalm - Sep 11 2014]
Deval Patrick subtly hints at 2016 run [Published Washington Examiner - Sep 09 2014]
Ted Deutch Could Be the Future for Florida Demo... [Published Sunshine State News - Sep 09 2014]
Arizona Dept. of Ed. accused of violating stude... [Published Education Dive - Sep 08 2014]
Organizers Confirm Greenspoon Marder Law as Pre... [Published Individual.com - Sep 08 2014]
Florida’s District 32 and District 81 represent... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 07 2014]
Florida Pension Fund Had Robust Year [Published Winter Haven News Chief - Sep 07 2014]
Pension for state workers looms big in governor... [Published Gainesville Sun - Sep 06 2014]
Obama to voters: You are so stupid [Published Power Line - Sep 06 2014]
Obama to voters: You are so stupid [Published Power Line - Sep 06 2014]
Navarre Leader Remembered With Highway Designation [Published Noodls - Sep 06 2014]
St. Lucie County Property Appraiser's Office Wi... [Published Sunshine State News - Sep 05 2014]
Presidential search is latest battle for free-m... [Published Clay Today - Sep 04 2014]
My Osama bin Laden Prediction Heard 'Around the... [Published Sunshine State News - Sep 04 2014]
Amendment 2 on Medical Marijuana Gets More Supp... [Published Sunshine State News - Sep 04 2014]
Kissimmee commissioner named Home Rule Hero [Published Osceola News Gazette - Sep 03 2014]
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Obama to voters: You are so stupid [Published Power Line - Sep 06 2014]
(Scott Johnson) I don’t think we’ve lived through a political episode such as the current immigration debacle. Not even close. Obama had vowed to take executive action to regularize millions of illegals before the coming elections. The promised ...
The politics of beer: Howling for a growler [Published The Economist - United States - Aug 21 2014]
SALES of craft beer, which tastes better than the mass-market slop, were up 17.2% last year, even as overall beer sales fell 1.9%. Small wonder the big, bland brewers want to stop you drinking it. The latest bar brawl concerns growlers; the jugs which ...
2014 Immigration Session Roundup [Published Progressive States Network - Jul 07 2014]
by Julia Wynn and Danielle Filson With 2014 legislative sessions largely adjourned in statehouses across the nation, this is the 3rd in a series of issue-specific session roundups from Progressive States Network highlighting trends in different policy ...
Dispatch: 2014 Immigration Session Roundup [Published Progressive States Network - Jul 07 2014]
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NRCC Demands Dems Return Cash From Indicted Oba... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jun 23 2014]
The National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) is calling on two California Democrats to return campaign donations made by Kareem Ahmed, a "mega-donor" who gave over $1 million to Obama and Democratic Party candidates and super PACs, and who ...
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