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State & National News

Scott campaign is data driven

April 2, 2014

When Gov. Rick Scott met last month with his supporters at The Fish House, his deputy campaign manager, Tim Saler, said the governor’s re-election campaign was going to be data driven. Saler said the campaign would…

State & National News

Florida GI Bill signed yesterday

April 1, 2014

Florida Senate President Don Gaetz (R-Niceville) yesterday attended Governor Rick Scott’s signing of House Bill 7015, the Florida GI Bill, at the Florida National Guard Armory on Lisenby Avenue. The bi-partisan legislation, unanimously passed by both…

Education State & National News

School Vouchers are back

March 31, 2014

By Brandon Larrabee, The News Service of Florida An attempt to revive a sweeping expansion of the state’s de facto voucher system passed a House subcommittee on a party-line vote Friday, setting up a potential showdown…

State & National News

State drops voter purge

March 27, 2014

By Dara Kam, The News Service of Florida In an election-year turnaround, Gov. Rick Scott’s administration is dropping a problematic voter purge aimed at keeping non-U.S. citizens from casting ballots. In the fall, Secretary of State…