University of Central Florida President Dale Whittaker on Friday acknowledged a “broken culture” at his school, after receiving an investigative report on the improper use of state funding to construct a major campus building.
Floridians can expect a quick start to the Ron DeSantis administration, with the new governor ready to make key appointments to the state Supreme Court, announce a major environmental initiative and try to improve the medical-marijuana system.
Following tradition, sometime around noon Tuesday, Ronald Dion DeSantis will place his left hand on the Bible and raise his right hand and repeat the 63-word oath of office as Florida’s 46th governor.
Ron DeSantis will be Florida’s youngest governor in more than a century when he takes office on Tuesday.
State economists came bearing gifts this week when they approved a fiscal forecast showing key revenue sources experiencing robust growth.
With the November elections rapidly disappearing in the rearview mirror, Tallahassee this week started to turn to its attention to the future.
Florida Senate leaders said this week they are open to the possibility of borrowing money to pay for infrastructure needs, including education projects.
Gov. Rick Scott announced Tuesday he will serve out his full second term under an arrangement that will lead to a five-day delay in the Republican joining the U.S. Senate next month.
Florida has joined a coalition of major pension funds and investment companies that have adopted a set of principles aimed at encouraging gun manufacturers and retailers to act responsibly.
The state NAACP demanded Friday that the nomination process for three appointments to the Florida Supreme Court be reopened after a list of 11 nominees did not include any African-Americans.