Author archives: Sam

  • RPOF files FEC complaint

    Apr 14, 14 • 415 Views • Elections, Political CampaignComments Off on RPOF files FEC complaint

    Today, Republican Party of Florida Executive Director Juston Johnson filed a complaint with the Florida Elections Commission regarding the Morgan & Morgan law firm’s use of Charlie Crist in a television advertisement, which aired yesterday on the CBS...

  • RoadWatch Advisory: South Florida Avenue near Terrace Way

    Apr 14, 14 • 299 Views • TransportationComments Off on RoadWatch Advisory: South Florida Avenue near Terrace Way

    RoadWatch Advisory POLK COUNTY South Florida Avenue (SR 37) south of Terrace Way in Lakeland: Maintenance permit project: Motorists should expect southbound early morning lane closures from 2 a.m. to 5 a.m., Friday, April 18. The southbound inside lane will...

  • MEDIA ADVISORY: Sen. Rand Paul Endorses Curt Clawson

    Apr 14, 14 • 664 Views • Elections, Endorsements, Media AdvisoriesComments Off on MEDIA ADVISORY: Sen. Rand Paul Endorses Curt Clawson

    Senator Rand Paul Endorses Curt Clawson WASHINGTON, DC –  Senator Rand Paul released the following statement announcing his endorsement of Curt Clawson for Florida’s 19th Congressional District. “Washington is desperate for outside...

  • Governor Scott Statement for Passover

    Apr 14, 14 • 421 Views • Religion, Statement ReleaseComments Off on Governor Scott Statement for Passover

    Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott issued the following Passover statement: “Ann and I wish all those celebrating Passover a happy and healthy holiday and I look forward to taking part in a traditional Seder with members of our Jewish...

  • Supporters to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Tinker Field

    Apr 14, 14 • 627 Views • Events, SportsComments Off on Supporters to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Tinker Field

    Tinker Field supporters to celebrate 100th Anniversary of Tinker Field on Jackie Robinson Day  (Orlando, Florida)  Supporters of the effort to Save Joe Tinker Field will have a joint celebration to honor the 100th anniversary of historic Tinker Field on...

  • DEP Recognizes National Environmental Education Week

    Apr 14, 14 • 402 Views • Education, EnvironmentComments Off on DEP Recognizes National Environmental Education Week

    DEP RECOGNIZES NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION WEEK ~Department promotes the nationwide expansion of learning about diverse ecosystems~ TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) recognizes the week of April 13-19...

  • FAMU Secures $14 Million Grant from the National Institute of Health

    Apr 14, 14 • 1115 Views • Healthcare, Higher EducationComments Off on FAMU Secures $14 Million Grant from the National Institute of Health

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Associate Dean for Research Karam F.A. Soliman, Ph.D., has secured a five-year grant totaling more than $14 million to support the Florida A&M...

  • UT to Host Human Rights Day Conference April 26

    Apr 14, 14 • 510 Views • Events, Higher EducationComments Off on UT to Host Human Rights Day Conference April 26

    TAMPA — The University of Tampa will hold its third annual Human Rights Day Conference on Saturday, April 26. Conference attendees will investigate and celebrate human rights through panels, presentations and creative works from UT faculty and students as...

  • Women’s Caucus Seeks Final Passage of Priority House Bill

    Apr 14, 14 • 539 Views • Government, Healthcare, LegislationComments Off on Women’s Caucus Seeks Final Passage of Priority House Bill

    Tallahassee –House Bill 105, Florida Civil Rights, a bill that aims to prohibit discrimination against pregnant women in the workplace, passed its final committee last week. “We jumped a major hurdle,” said Representative Berman, chair of the Women’s...

  • Florida Polytechnic University Selects First President

    Apr 14, 14 • 573 Views • Higher EducationComments Off on Florida Polytechnic University Selects First President

    Florida Polytechnic University Selects First President  Dr. Randy Avent (left) shakes hands with Florida Polytechnic Board of Trustees Chair Rob Gidel. Avent was selected Monday by the University’s Presidential Search Committee to be Florida...