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Historically speaking, Florida has long suffered from systemic issues in its education system. Poverty is linked to a number of issues affecting Florida teens, and teen pregnancy has long been a … more
By John Haughey | The Center Square Gov. Ron DeSantis has declared 2021 will be "The Year of the Teacher" but on Monday, an estimated 10,000 Florida teachers amended the governor’s declaration … more
By Trimmel Gomes, Public News Service - FL Conservation groups filed a lawsuit yesterday against state and federal agencies over road-widening projects in the middle of Florida's critical … more
By Trimmel Gomes/Florida News Connection TALLAHASSEE - After decades of speculation, rumors - and even some evidence that was initially ignored - an archaeological investigation confirms dozens … more
Focus on the Legislature By John Haughey | The Center Square Florida Rep. Javier Fernández, D-Miami, has filed a 2020 bill that would require applicants to complete firearms training and … more
By John Haughey | The Center Square Gov. Ron DeSantis will push lawmakers to follow through with funding he has requested in his Fiscal Year 2021 budget request for springs restoration and to … more
By John Haughey | The Center Square A month after a proposed constitutional amendment to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was withdrawn from the 2020 ballot, a South Florida … more
There are continuously new laws being put into action to better the community -- and with the start of July came several new laws and regulations in Florida. So let's take a look at a few of the new … more
By Victoria Shineman, University of Pittsburgh Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has signed a measure approved by state lawmakers that makes the restoration of voting rights for people convicted of … more
Opinion Focus on the Legislature By Karson Turner/ Florida Association of Counties (FAC) President and a Hendry County Commissioner You can’t teach an old dog new tricks—or, so … more
Focus on Florida: The Legislature In today's schools, there are several groups of people who have the job of making sure students are safe, happy, and learning efficiently. In fact, besides … more
The VOICE of the Florida Legislature From the office of State Rep. Jennifer Sullivan State Sen. Randolph Bracy State Representative Jennifer Sullivan is holding two Post-Session Town … more
The VOICE of the Florida Legislature From the office of State Rep. Jennifer Sullivan State Sen. Randolph Bracy State Representative Jennifer Sullivan is holding two Post-Session Town … more
Focus on Florida Corcoran looking for the trifecta of "corporate welfare" crackdowns By William Patrick of Watchdog.com Florida House Speaker Richard Corcoran is winning – bigly. … more
Focus on Florida Task force would seek to remake Florida’s criminal justice system By William Patrick of Watchdog.org Florida’s state lawmakers increasingly are embracing criminal … more
Focus on Florida: Tallahassee treading lightly on controversial topic By William Patrick of Watchdog.org Ban fracking, for the children. That was the emotional appeal made by … more
Proposed legislation could break cycle of debt for many in Florida’s legal system By William Patrick of Watchdog.org It’s a vicious circle: Poor people who can’t afford their … more
Florida’s Move Over law protects first responders and service vehicles In 2016, there were more than 200 crashes that occurred and 5,518 citations issued for failure to move over in Florida. … more
...Offers Constituent Outreach If you live north of 441 you are most likely in District 31 and Jennifer Sullivan is your State Representative in Tallahassee . Representative Sullivan … more
The Apopka Family Faith Food Festival has it all - food, fun, fellowship and gospel music. Oh, and one other thing - a panel of pastors and a county commissioner talking candidly about issues facing … more
The St. Johns River Water Management District’s Lake Apopka North Shore has become one of the premier locations to observe birds in the southeastern United States. From Jan. 20–22 it will set the … more
Part One: Task Force provides the challenges, solutions and passion it takes to succeed What could $1.8 million do in South Apopka? Could it change the culture of violence and improve … more
Opinion By Greg Jackson, Esq. Now that the Apopka Task Force on Violence Biopsy, a comprehensive report with specific recommendations to address violence in Apopka -- the second largest … more
Birdapalooza returns to Magnolia Park in January From The St. John's River Water Water Management District During three days in January, birds will take center stage at the Lake Apopka … more
From The UCF Incubator at Apopka The UCF Business Incubation Program was recently selected as a network partner by Veterans Florida to offer this statewide Veteran Florida Entrepreneurship … more
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