Monthly Archives: April 2014

Florida's Governor Declares State Of Emergency, Due To Heavy Rains

Florida’s Governor Declares State Of Emergency, Due To Heavy Rains

Florida Public Employees Heavy rains in North Florida cause Rick Scott to declare State of Emergency in 26 Counties, initiating emergency operations. Executive Order below: STATE OF FLORIDA OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR EXECUTIVE ORDER NUMBER 14-144 (Emergency Management-Severe Weather and Flash Flooding) WHEREAS, between April …






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Florida Senate To Vote On State Public Employee Pension Plan

Florida Senate To Vote On State Public Employee Pension Plan

Florida Public Employees SB – 1114 Goes to the Senate Floor TODAY     CS/CS/SB 1114: Retirement – Retirement ; Revising the definition of “vested” or “vesting” to provide that a member initially enrolled in the Florida Retirement System after a certain date is vested in the …






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April 30, 2014 Morning Daily News Recap

April 30, 2014 Morning Daily News Recap

For Daily News Recaps send an e-mail to admin@floridapublicemployees.com with the words “Add me to Daily News List”. April 30, 2104     Bradenton.com: Dead bill walking: Florida House speaker’s pension reform could die Wednesday Before breaking for lunch, the Florida Senate voted 21-15 on Wednesday …






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April 30, 2014 - Legislative Calendar, Florida Senate and House of Representatives

April 30, 2014 – Legislative Calendar, Florida Senate and House of Representatives

Florida Public Employees Wednesday, April 30, 2014 9th Week of 2014 Session – 2 Days until the End of Session SENATE SCHEDULE The Senate will convene at 10:00 a.m. or upon the Call of the President 10:00 AM — 6:00 PM SESSION Location: The Senate …






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April 29, 2014 Daily News Recap

April 29, 2014 Daily News Recap

For Daily News Recaps send an e-mail to admin@floridapublicemployees.com with the words “Add me to Daily News List”.   April 29, 2104   Miami Herald: Charter schools get extra bump for facilities funding The House and Senate agreed Monday to spend $50 million from the Public …






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April 29, 2014 - Legislative Calendar, Florida Senate and House of Representatives

April 29, 2014 – Legislative Calendar, Florida Senate and House of Representatives

Florida Public Employees   Tuesday, April 29, 2014 Open Calendar 9th Week of 2014 Session – 3 Days until the End of Session SENATE SCHEDULE The Senate will convene at 10:00 a.m.  or upon the Call of the President 10:00 AM — 6:00 PM SESSION Location: …






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April 28, 2014, Daily Morning News Recap

April 28, 2014, Daily Morning News Recap

Florida Public Employees: For Daily News Recaps send an e-mail to admin@floridapublicemployees.com with the words “Add me to Daily News List”. April 28, 2104   Tampa Bay Times: Five things to Watch Monday It’s the final week of the 2014 legislative session and, as all racing …






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Step Up for Students Commissions Second Opinion Piece from Minority Member of Its Board to Defend Vouchers

Step Up for Students Commissions Second Opinion Piece from Minority Member of Its Board to Defend Vouchers

Florida Public Employees April 28, 2014 By Bob Sikes – Scathing Purple Musings Step Up Students, the administrative agent dependent on cash from Florida’s voucher system to survive, went into panic mode when Dr. Rosa Castro-Feinberg’s column was published three days ago. The influential education leader penned a blistering …






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April 28, 2014 - Legislative Calendar, Florida Senate and House of Representatives

April 28, 2014 – Legislative Calendar, Florida Senate and House of Representatives

Florida Public Employees Monday, April 28, 2014 Open Calendar 9th Week of 2014 Session – 4 Days until the End of Session The Senate will convene at 10:00 a.m. or upon the Call of the President 10:00 AM — 6:00 PM SESSION Location: The Senate Chamber …






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