The House Public Integrity and Ethics Committee has launched a probe into the University of Central Florida’s (UCF) improper use of $52 million in operating funds to pay for campus construction projects.
Gov. Ron DeSantis Monday filled the second of three vacancies on the Florida Supreme Court with the appointment of “one of North Miami Beach’s own,” appellate Judge Robert J. Luck.
Residential and business ratepayers could save as much as $7.5 billion a year by 2030 if Florida joins 18 other states and the District of Columbia in untangling its utility regulations to generate competition in wholesale and retail electric markets.
Conservative Republican Ron DeSantis and progressive Democrat Andrew Gillum presented voters with starkly different choices on an array of issues, none more distinctively polar than their plans for charter schools.
Last summer, Democrats identified six Republican-held seats on the Nov. 6 ballot as being “vulnerable” to challenges by their party’s candidates.
Progressive Democrat Andrew Gillum’s tax plan proposals “would adversely impact the business climate of the state” if he is elected governor, costing Florida 155,000 jobs and $28.2 billion in economic loses per year, according to the James Madison Institute (JMI), a Tallahassee-based conservative think-tank.
The Florida State Legislature earmarked $4.4 million in 2017 for Atlanta-based Equifax Workforce Solutions to verify salary and other eligibility information on Medicaid applications.
Less than four months before November’s general election, which includes Congressional mid-term, state Legislature and gubernatorial races as well as 13 ballot measures, a federal judge will rule if Florida’s four-year early voting ban on public college campuses is constitutional.