DeSantis Backs Corcoran for State Education Commissioner

DeSantis Backs Corcoran for State Education Commissioner

By Lloyd Dunkelberger, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Signaling that he will be open to the expansion of non-traditional school programs, Gov.-elect Ron DeSantis on Thursday said he wants former House Speaker Richard Corcoran to be the state’s next education commissioner. DeSantis, the newly elected Republican governor, said he will ask the state […]

Audit: Concealed-Weapon Permit Process Lacked Oversight

Audit: Concealed-Weapon Permit Process Lacked Oversight

By Jim Turner, The News Service of Tallahassee TALLAHASSEE — A follow-up report on the handling of the state’s concealed-carry permitting process pointed to a lack of management oversight by the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, but the agency claims it is addressing the issues. The examination of the department’s handling of the permitting […]

Scott Suspends Broward Elections Chief

Scott Suspends Broward Elections Chief

By Dara Kam, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Citing widespread problems during the 2018 elections, Gov. Rick Scott on Friday suspended Broward County Supervisor of Elections Brenda Snipes and replaced her with one of his closest allies, Pete Antonacci. “Due to her demonstrated misfeasance, incompetence, and neglect of duty, Supervisor Snipes can no […]

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