House, Senate Far Apart On School Funding

House, Senate Far Apart On School Funding

TALLAHASSEE — Florida House and Senate leaders will go into budget negotiations hundreds of millions of dollars apart on spending for the state’s public schools. House Republicans on Wednesday released an initial proposal that calls for a $579.3 million increase next year in the key part of the budget for public schools, a 2.75 percent […]

Andrew Gillum’s Brother Removed From Florida Voter Rolls After Investigation

Andrew Gillum’s Brother Removed From Florida Voter Rolls After Investigation

Tallahassee Reports has confirmed that Mark Earley, the Leon County Supervisor of Elections, has removed Marcus Gillum, Andrew Gillum’s brother, from the Leon County voter rolls. The action by Earley comes after an investigative report by Tallahassee Reports which verified that Marcus Gillum voted as resident of Leon County – registered at a home once […]

Moody Backs Immigration Proposal

Moody Backs Immigration Proposal

By The News Service of Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody supports a Senate proposal that would give her the authority to file civil actions against local governments that do not fully cooperate with federal immigration authorities. “City officials must obey the laws that they swore to uphold,” Lauren Schenone, a spokeswoman for Moody, said in […]

Legislative Session Weekly Roundup

Legislative Session Weekly Roundup

By Dara Kam, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Let’s be blunt. Less than two weeks into his first legislative session as Florida’s chief executive, Gov. Ron DeSantis is taking a well-deserved victory lap after strong-arming lawmakers into hoisting the white flag on pot. The Republican governor gave the Legislature an ultimatum shortly after […]

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