• Gov. Scott: Florida Reemployment Tax Rate to Remain at its Lowest in 2018...

    Gov. Rick Scott today announced that Florida businesses will continue to pay the lowest possible rate for reemployment taxes next year for the third year in a row. The minimum tax rate will remain at $7.00 per employee in 2018. As a result of Florida’s...

    Dec 14 • 57 Views • Comments Off on Gov. Scott: Florida Reemployment Tax Rate to Remain at its Lowest in 2018 for Third Year in a Row

    Gov. Rick Scott today announced that Florida businesses will continue to pay the lowest possible rate for reemployment taxes next year for the third year in a row. The minimum tax rate will remain at $7.00 per employee in 2018. As a result of Florida’s...

  • Attorney General Bondi Warns Parents About Internet-Connected Toys this Holiday Season

    As parents shop for children’s gifts this holiday season, Attorney General Pam Bondi urges caution when purchasing Internet-connected toys. Before purchasing smart toys, such as dolls that speak with children and smart watches that contain GPS tracking...

    Dec 14 • 49 Views • Comments Off on Attorney General Bondi Warns Parents About Internet-Connected Toys this Holiday Season

    As parents shop for children’s gifts this holiday season, Attorney General Pam Bondi urges caution when purchasing Internet-connected toys. Before purchasing smart toys, such as dolls that speak with children and smart watches that contain GPS tracking...

  • Nelson urges passage of Dream Act

    U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) took to the Senate floor this evening to speak in support of the Dream Act and the thousands of Dreamers who currently live in Florida. Nelson – a supporter of legislation known as the Dream Act, which would allow Dreamers to...

    Dec 13 • 64 Views • Comments Off on Nelson urges passage of Dream Act

    U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) took to the Senate floor this evening to speak in support of the Dream Act and the thousands of Dreamers who currently live in Florida. Nelson – a supporter of legislation known as the Dream Act, which would allow Dreamers to...

  • Florida Department of Education Celebrates Rise in Industry Certifications

    Commissioner of Education Pam Stewart today announced that industry certification completions are on the rise. In 2015-16, high school students earned a total of 81,970 industry certifications, and in 2016-17, that number jumped to 102,044. Governor Rick...

    Dec 11 • 116 Views • Comments Off on Florida Department of Education Celebrates Rise in Industry Certifications

    Commissioner of Education Pam Stewart today announced that industry certification completions are on the rise. In 2015-16, high school students earned a total of 81,970 industry certifications, and in 2016-17, that number jumped to 102,044. Governor Rick...

Featured News
Recent Posts

Featured 2 Featured 2

Recent Posts

  • Gov. Scott: Florida Reemployment Tax Rate to Remain at its Lowest in 2018...

    Dec 14 • 57 Views

    Gov. Rick Scott today announced that Florida businesses will continue to pay the lowest possible rate for reemployment taxes next year for the third year in a row. The minimum tax rate will remain at $7.00 per employee in 2018. As a result of Florida’s thriving economy, more than 60 percent of Florida’s employers will pay the minimum tax rate, which is the highest number of employers at the lowest reemployment tax rate since 2004. The $7.00 per employee minimum tax rate for 2018 is down from a high of $120.80 per employe... Read more

  • Attorney General Bondi Warns Parents About Internet-Connected Toys this Holiday Season

    Dec 14 • 49 Views

    As parents shop for children’s gifts this holiday season, Attorney General Pam Bondi urges caution when purchasing Internet-connected toys. Before purchasing smart toys, such as dolls that speak with children and smart watches that contain GPS tracking technology, consumers should ensure toys employ adequate security and privacy protections for children. “When shopping for children’s presents, safety should be the top priority. I urge parents to be cautious of any toy that could collect and share a child’s sensit... Read more

  • Port Charlotte man claims top prize in new $500,000 HOLIDAY CASH Scratch-Off game

    Dec 14 • 65 Views

    Gerald Diff poses with his wife and oversized check after claiming a top prize in the $500,000 HOLIDAY CASH Scratch-Off game. The Florida Lottery announces that Gerald Diff, 60, of Port Charlotte, claimed a top prize in the $500,000 HOLIDAY CASH Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee. He purchased his winning ticket from Circle K, located at 2646 Tamiami Trail in Port Charlotte. The new $5 Scratch-Off game, $500,000 HOLIDAY CASH, launched on October 23, and offers more than three million winni... Read more

  • New JMI Report Lauds University of Florida’s Efforts to Promote Free Speech

    Dec 14 • 56 Views

    A new report by The James Madison Institute’s Marshall Center for Educational Options finds that the entire Florida higher education system could be “very well positioned to meet the growing demand for intellectually-serious academic study at an affordable cost.” Entitled, “Free Expression and Intellectual Diversity: How Florida Universities Currently Measure Up,” the JMI report compiles a variety of different measures that examine how well today’s universities protect free speech, promote a campus culture op... Read more

  • FHCA: Constitution Revision Commission Should Act Carefully on Changes Affecting Care Options for...

    Dec 14 • 56 Views

    Members of the Florida Health Care Association (FHCA) today provided members of the Constitution Revision Commission (CRC) with invaluable information and insights to help preserve a crucial policy affecting the care of Florida’s most frail residents. In presentations to a CRC panel, FHCA speakers detailed why nursing centers should be removed from any repeal of the Certificate of Need process. FHCA, Florida’s largest advocacy organization representing 82% of Florida nursing centers and the elderly they serve, told the ... Read more

  • Report northern bobwhite quail sightings to help conservation efforts

    Dec 14 • 73 Views

    Seeing northern bobwhite quail on your land? Report sightings to help conservation efforts To help restore the state’s northern bobwhite quail populations, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is asking private landowners to report sightings of bobwhite quail on their land. Landowners can go to a new FWC webpage to record when and where they see northern bobwhite quail on their property: MyFWC.com/QuailSightings. Hearing bobwhite quail calls also qualifies as a sighting. The information c... Read more

  • Excerpts from Commissioner Adam H. Putnam’s Remarks at Rural Economic Development Summit

    Dec 13 • 48 Views

    Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam today delivered remarks at the Rural Economic Development Summit in St. Augustine. The following are excerpts from his remarks: “The goal of rural economic development is not to turn our rural communities into urban communities. The goal of rural economic development is to embrace the things that make our communities strong and create new opportunities that are vertically integrated in the strengths we already have so that our kids don’t have to all leave to find good... Read more

  • Nelson urges passage of Dream Act

    Dec 13 • 64 Views

    U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) took to the Senate floor this evening to speak in support of the Dream Act and the thousands of Dreamers who currently live in Florida. Nelson – a supporter of legislation known as the Dream Act, which would allow Dreamers to remain in the U.S. without fear of deportation – told the story of Elisha Dawkins, a Jacksonville-area veteran who was raised believing he was a U.S. citizen, but later found out he was actually brought into the U.S. illegally as a small child. “He was a baby... Read more

Loading More Articles...