Articles in Category: 'Florida'

By: Kenric Ward | Posted: May 16, 2011 1:54 PM
 

Dogged by rising negative poll numbers and a mocking press, real-estate mogul Donald Trump announced Monday that he would not be a candidate for president in 2012.
 
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Rebecca Rust on Unemployment
POSTED: April 15, 2011
By: Kenric Ward | Posted: February 5, 2011 3:55 AM
 
Moving to the right of GOP icon Jeb Bush, Gov. Rick Scott is breaking new ground in his proposed state budget.
 
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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: January 25, 2011 3:15 PM
 

President Barack Obama's executive order putatively tackling regulations may have handed the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency another tool to bash Florida on water rules.

 
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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: January 4, 2011 12:51 PM
 
Branding taxation, regulation and litigation as the "axis of unemployment," Gov. Rick Scott vowed Tuesday to get Floridians back to work.
 
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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: December 14, 2010 4:05 AM
 
Florida's lowest-performing schools are staying open, and they're not turning around, a new study reports.
 
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By: George Will | Posted: December 13, 2010 4:05 AM
 
WASHINGTON -- The passions that swirled around Bush v. Gore, the Supreme Court case that ended 10 years ago Sunday, dissipated quickly. And remarkably little damage was done by the institutional collisions that resulted when control of the nation's supreme political office turned on 537 votes out of 5,963,110 cast in Florida.
 
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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: December 13, 2010 4:05 AM
 
One of the biggest loss leaders in Florida's deteriorating budget is Medicaid, but, as of now, lawmakers are reluctant to pursue reforms that could save the state billions of dollars.
 
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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: December 6, 2010 5:30 PM
 
Former Washington, D.C., school chief Michelle Rhee won't be Florida's next education commissioner. Instead, she is embarking on a nationwide crusade to expel bad teachers.
 
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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: December 2, 2010 4:05 AM
 
The DREAM Act would cost Florida taxpayers an estimated $472 million more a year in college tuition subsidies while potentially crowding out citizens, according to a new report from the Center for Immigration Studies.
 
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