Tag Archives: Tallahassee

Statement from Florida Democratic Party Chair Manny Diaz as Some Teachers’ DeSantis-Signed Checks Bounce

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Source: Florida Democratic Party // Friday, the Florida Department of Education confirmed that at least fifty physical bonus checks issued to Florida educators drawing on funds from the Biden Administration’s American Rescue Plan were “impacted” by a banking error that caused some teacher’s checks to be returned for insufficient funds.   In…

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Republican State House Candidate Angel Perry Scores Major Union Endorsement

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – In a news release provided by the Angel Perry campaign, the Communications Workers of America (CWA) Florida Presidents’ Council unanimously voted to endorse the Republican candidate for Florida House District 50. CWA is the second union to donate the maximum $1,000 amount to Perry’s campaign, following the International Union of Painters…

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Governor DeSantis: No Structural Damages as Elsa Passes Through Florida

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (FNN) – Governor Ron DeSantis announced that no major structural damages have been reported in the state as tropical storm Elsa passes through, during a press conference at the State Emergency Operations Center in Tallahassee. DeSantis added that no healthcare facilities have reported any power outages but have been in contact with local…

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Freshman State Rep. Daisy Morales Garners Nearly 60 Bills Signed into Law

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (FNN) – Freshman State Representative Daisy Morales (D-Orlando) announced in a press release Friday that she tallied the most sponsored or co-sponsored bills signed into law in the Florida House this Legislative Session, a major milestone. “I love to serve the people of Florida and District 48,” Representative Morales said. “We have work to…

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Florida Lottery Secretary John Davis Shares Vision of ‘Bright Future’ for Florida at Education Conference

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – Florida Lottery Secretary John Davis invited business leaders to share his office’s vision of a bright future for Florida’s education and workforce during the Florida Chamber of Commerce’s Learners to Earners Workforce Summit at the Wyndham Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek Tuesday. “At the Lottery, our mission is simple: to be able…

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Florida House Democratic Caucus Picks Future Leadership

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Following the conclusion of the Special Session, the House Democratic Caucus elected future leadership for both the 2022-2024 and 2024-2026 legislative terms.   Representative Ramon Alexander (D-Tallahassee) will lead the caucus for the 2022-2024 term. He was elected unanimously by his peers to replace Representative Ben Diamond (D-St. Petersburg), who is departing the Florida legislature…

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