Pamela Marsh to Lead First Amendment Foundation

Pamela Marsh to Lead First Amendment Foundation

Former U.S. Attorney Pamela Marsh will become president of the First Amendment Foundation on Dec. 1, the open-government advocacy group announced Friday. Marsh, who served as U.S. attorney from 2010 to 2015 in the Northern District of Florida, will replace longtime foundation President Barbara Petersen. Marsh is an attorney at the Tallahassee firm Ausley McMullen. […]

Toll Road Routes Could Emerge in Early 2020

Toll Road Routes Could Emerge in Early 2020

By Jim Turner, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Potential environmental impacts from a series of controversial toll-road projects could start to be known shortly after the start of the new year. Will Watts, chief engineer for the Florida Department of Transportation, said Wednesday that preliminary routes for the three projects will be based […]

DeSantis Targets Money to Hurricane Recovery

DeSantis Targets Money to Hurricane Recovery

By Jim Turner, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Vowing that the state won’t forget hurricane-damaged Northwest Florida, Gov. Ron DeSantis on Thursday made his first use of a controversial economic-development program by saying money will go to a pair of roads tied to workforce housing in Bay County. Marking the one-year anniversary of […]

DeSantis Wants to Boost Teacher Minimum Pay

DeSantis Wants to Boost Teacher Minimum Pay

By Ana Ceballos, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Ron DeSantis wants to raise the minimum salary of Florida teachers to $47,500, a proposal that would cost hundreds of millions of dollars and likely will be a key issue during the upcoming 2020 legislative session. The governor had hinted for months that he […]

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