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Rapper Pitbull helps opens charter school in West Palm Beach

By   /  August 24, 2016  /  Education, Education Blog, Florida  /  No Comments

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Rapper Pitbull recently helped the third SLAM (Sports, Leadership, and Management) Academy open in West Palm Beach.

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State revenues climb as Scott earns kudos for tax cuts

By   /  August 19, 2016  /  Budget and Spending, Economy, Florida, News, State Budgets, State Government, Taxes  /  No Comments

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At the same, state economists are predicting four years of state revenue growth.

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Another victory for school choice in Florida

By   /  August 18, 2016  /  Education Blog, Florida  /  No Comments

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A Florida Court has dismissed a case against school choice, securing another victory for education reform in the state. In McCall v. Scott, teachers unions alleged that Florida’s tax credit scholarship program violated the state Constitution’s Blaine Amendment. The panel of three judges ruled that the union did not have standing to bring the case. “The cloudy crystal ball the […]

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The government’s $31 million fix to a $10 million courthouse problem

By   /  August 18, 2016  /  Accountability, Federal Government, Florida, News  /  No Comments

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The U.S. Government Services Administration has a $31 million plan to fix a $10 million federal courthouse in downtown Pensacola plagued from the start with toxic mold.

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Medical marijuana ‘a start’ to reducing drug crime, says law enforcement group

By   /  August 16, 2016  /  Florida, News  /  No Comments

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For the second time in three years, Floridians will go to the polls in November and weigh in on a proposed state constitutional amendment that if passed would legalize medical marijuana.

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Soros-linked PAC backs newcomer in Orlando-area election

By   /  August 11, 2016  /  Florida, News  /  No Comments

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Progressive billionaire George Soros appears to be taking a serious interest in a local Orlando-area election.

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