Tim Tebow’s entrance into the New England Patriots' NFL organization came as a sigh of relief to many Gator fans who feared the former University of Florida golden boy could end up playing abroad … on television stations far beyond their reach.
Former Congressman Allen West continued his attacks against President Barack Obama’s handling of foreign affairs.
“We're in grave danger of sacrificing our liberty in the name of safety,” West wrote in an email to supporters send out on Wednesday. “The president and his security advisers have prioritized intruding on the privacy of patriotic Americans, like you and me, over monitoring the actions of known and suspected terrorists. But they aren't succeeding at keeping us safe!
On Tuesday, following a recently passed law, Governor Rick Scott tapped Chief Inspector General Melinda Miguel to lead a national search to find a new inspector general for Citizens Property Insurance Corporation, the state-backed insurer of last resort.
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fl, took to the Senate floor on Tuesday to explain why he is backing an amendment to the immigration reform bill ensuring that residential provisional immigrants (RPI’s) need to be proficient in English to receive a green card. Rubio weighed on the idea earlier in the day and even appeared on the Mike Gallagher radio show to promote it.
Former Congressman Allen West is now turning his fire towards entertainer Bill Cosby.
Over the weekend, Cosby took to the pages of the New York Post to argue against apathy and to support New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s crackdowns on smoking and unhealthy foods and soda. Towards the end of his piece, Cosby pointed towards Muslims as positive role models.
U.S. Senator Marco Rubio, R-FL, announced on Tuesday morning that he plans to amend the immigration reform bill to ensure that residential provisional immigrants (RPI’s) need to be proficient in English to receive a green card.
“On the day we announced the principles that would shape the immigration bill, we made it clear that English proficiency would now be required for permanent residency for the first time in American history,” said Rubio. “This amendment ensures that will be the case.
Don’t look know but Ed Markey is starting to sweat in the battle for an open U.S. Senate seat in Massachusetts later this month.
Earlier polls showed Markey with a double-digit lead but two polls released on Monday show the Democratic congressman with a smaller margin over Republican challenger Gabriel Gomez in the special election for the seat vacated when John Kerry became secretary of state.
Suffolk University released a poll showing Markey with 48 percent and Gomez with 41 percent with the rest undecided or backing minor candidates.
The Florida Department of Environmental Protection announced on Monday that the Florida State Parks are a finalist for the 2013 National Gold Medal Awards for Excellence in Park Recreation Management by the American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association.
U.S. Rep. Steve Southerland, R-Fla., is not happy that a National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) assessment will be released next week, arguing it could shrink the 28-day red snapper season currently in place for the Gulf.