• Nelson files bill to hire more mental health counselors in schools

    U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) filed legislation today to hire more mental health professionals in schools across the country. The move comes in the wake of recent school shootings in Florida and Texas, and a 2016 report from the Florida Association of School...

    May 23 • 100 Views • Comments Off on Nelson files bill to hire more mental health counselors in schools

    U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) filed legislation today to hire more mental health professionals in schools across the country. The move comes in the wake of recent school shootings in Florida and Texas, and a 2016 report from the Florida Association of School...

  • Gov. Scott: Florida’s crime rate hits 47-year low

    Since 2011, Florida’s crime rate has dropped 27 percent Governor Rick Scott today announced that Florida’s crime rate is now at a 47-year low. The crime rate has dropped six percent since 2016, and since Gov. Scott took office, the crime rate has dropped...

    May 22 • 74 Views • Comments Off on Gov. Scott: Florida’s crime rate hits 47-year low

    Since 2011, Florida’s crime rate has dropped 27 percent Governor Rick Scott today announced that Florida’s crime rate is now at a 47-year low. The crime rate has dropped six percent since 2016, and since Gov. Scott took office, the crime rate has dropped...

  • PSC Urges Floridians to Prepare for 2018 Hurricane Season

    With last year’s Atlantic storm season among the strongest, the Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) urges residents to prepare now for the 2018 hurricane season, which runs from June 1 to November 30. “Hurricane preparedness should top our to-do...

    May 21 • 95 Views • Comments Off on PSC Urges Floridians to Prepare for 2018 Hurricane Season

    With last year’s Atlantic storm season among the strongest, the Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) urges residents to prepare now for the 2018 hurricane season, which runs from June 1 to November 30. “Hurricane preparedness should top our to-do...

  • Florida HIE Notification Service Delivers 7.5 Million Alerts, Expands to Include Hospital Subscribers

    The Agency for Health Care Administration (Agency) today announced that the Encounter Notification Service® (ENS®) operated by the Florida Health Information Exchange Services (Florida HIE) has delivered over 7.5 million notifications to facilitate patient...

    May 17 • 65 Views • Comments Off on Florida HIE Notification Service Delivers 7.5 Million Alerts, Expands to Include Hospital Subscribers

    The Agency for Health Care Administration (Agency) today announced that the Encounter Notification Service® (ENS®) operated by the Florida Health Information Exchange Services (Florida HIE) has delivered over 7.5 million notifications to facilitate patient...

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  • Nelson files bill to hire more mental health counselors in schools

    May 23 • 100 Views

    U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) filed legislation today to hire more mental health professionals in schools across the country. The move comes in the wake of recent school shootings in Florida and Texas, and a 2016 report from the Florida Association of School Psychologists that found Florida has only one school psychologist for every 1,983 students. Compared to the nationally recommended ratio of between 500 and 700 students per psychologist, the data shows Florida has only one-fourth the number of school psychologis... Read more

  • Gov. Scott Directs Florida Dept. of State to Draw Down $19 Million in...

    May 23 • 85 Views

    Following Governor Rick Scott’s recent direction to the Florida Department of State (DOS) to hire five cyber security specialists to ensure Florida’s elections remain secure, the Governor today directed DOS to draw down $19 million in federal funding to further enhance cybersecurity in Florida’s elections. The Department will submit a plan to the federal government as outlined by federal law to bolster security for local elections offices, who are responsible for elections security. Once this plan is approved by Federa... Read more

  • Mast Secures Big Wins For Local Water In Infrastructure Bill

    May 23 • 86 Views

    U.S. Congressman Brian Mast (FL-18) today secured several big wins for local water as his committee of Transportation and Infrastructure considered and passed the Water Resources and Development Act.  Mast’s successes included the passage of an amendment to develop a massive water filtration system capable of removing harmful algal blooms from water discharged onto the Treasure Coast, passage of an amendment to re-evaluate the Lake Okeechobee discharge schedule with the aim of reducing the frequency of discharges and a co... Read more

  • Gov. Scott: Pratt & Whitney to Create 215 New Jobs and Expand in...

    May 23 • 79 Views

    Governor Rick Scott today announced that Pratt & Whitney, a leading global manufacturer of aircraft engines and auxiliary power units, will be expanding its site in Palm Beach County and creating 215 new jobs. In addition to these new jobs, since 2012, Pratt & Whitney has created 300 jobs for Florida families and employs a total of more than 1,300 Floridians. Governor Scott said, “Today, I am proud to announce 215 new jobs for families in Palm Beach County. As Governor, one of the best parts of my job is meeting... Read more

  • Air Force veteran claims $1 million prize playing $10,000,000 WORLD CLASS CASH Scratch-Off...

    May 23 • 60 Views

    The Florida Lottery announces that Paul Barrows, 61, of Brooksville, claimed a $1 million prize in the $10,000,000 WORLD CLASS CASH Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee. He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $748,000.00. Barrows purchased his winning ticket from Star Food Mart, located at 8078 South Sun Coast Boulevard in Homosassa. The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket. The $25 game, $10,000,000 WORLD CLAS... Read more

  • Mayor Francis Suarez Endorses Diaz

    May 23 • 60 Views

    Suarez is the latest Miami-Dade mayor to join the long and growing list of elected officials supporting Manny Diaz’s bid for Senate District 36 The Manny Diaz Campaign today announced the endorsement of Miami Mayor Francis Suarez. Diaz has represented District 103 in the Florida House of Representatives since 2012 and is seeking the District 36 seat in the state senate. Suarez is the latest Miami-Dade mayor to join a growing list of local officials backing Diaz. “Manny Diaz is a compassionate leader who will be v... Read more

  • Florida Trust for Historic Preservation Announces 2018 Florida’s 11 to Save at Florida...

    May 23 • 104 Views

    List spotlights the most threatened historic properties in the state, and drives the Florida Trust’s education and advocacy initiatives for the year ahead The Florida Trust for Historic Preservation today announced the 2018 Florida’s 11 to Save, the most threatened historic properties in the state, at its Florida Preservation Conference. This year’s list represents endangered historic resources in Florida’s Putnam, Saint Johns, Manatee, Broward, Alachua, Brevard, Duval, Franklin, Miami-Dade and Collier counties, ... Read more

  • University of North Florida Osprey Athletes Post Record Classroom Performance

    May 23 • 60 Views

    With the conclusion of the 2017-18 academic year, the University of North Florida Athletic Department is celebrating the extension of one of its most impressive streaks as UNF student-athletes recorded their seventh full academic year with a cumulative department GPA of 3.0 or higher. “Our student-athletes continue to raise the banner of success higher and higher,” said UNF Athletic Director Lee Moon. “It’s exciting to see all of our teams excel in the classroom, representing the academic success of our University... Read more

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