Monthly Archives: May 2016

In The News Today - May 31, 2016

In The News Today – May 31, 2016

FLORIDA PUBLIC EMPLOYEES WPLG: Man denied bond in police-involved Miami Gardens shooting MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. – A man accused of shooting at officers Sunday in Miami Gardens appeared in court Monday, where a Miami-Dade County judge ordered that he be held in jail without bond. READ MORE …






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Robert Asencio:  Memorial Day 2016

Robert Asencio: Memorial Day 2016

FLORIDA PUBLIC EMPLOYEES the lives of all Americans who have paid the ultimate price to secure peace and sovereignty for the United States. From the Revolutionary War in 1775 to World War II in 1940 to today’s Afghan Conflict, millions of American patriots have served …






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Robert Asencio: Economic Development In The State And County

Robert Asencio: Economic Development In The State And County

FLORIDA PUBLIC EMPLOYEES Team Asencio 2016 Dear Friend, Former President of the United States, Theodore Roosevelt, once said “Far and away the best prize life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.” Work is not only the way we …






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In The News Today - May 23, 2016

In The News Today – May 23, 2016

FLORIDA PUBLIC EMPLOYEES CBS  Battleground Tracker Poll: Ohio and Florida show tight races Quadrennial battlegrounds Ohio and Florida start off as close races as the general election looms, helping describe a 2016 presidential race that looks to be very competitive. READ MORE ABC: Florida Police Say Officer Shot …






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In The News Today - May 20, 2016

In The News Today – May 20, 2016

FLORIDA PUBLIC EMPLOYEES Inside Higher Ed:  Tension at the Top It’s an important time for community colleges, yet a number of conflicts between boards and presidents in the two-year sector have stoked fears about who will lead the colleges. READ MORE News-Press: LCEC approves new construction …






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In The News Today - May 16, 2016

In The News Today – May 16, 2016

FLORIDA PUBLIC EMPLOYEES Tampa Bay Times:  Pinellas moving fast to replace teachers in troubled schools To help fill spots, the district held its first job fair for “turnaround” schools. More than 150 people turned out for the event at Maximo last week. Of those, 26 …






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In The News Today - May 9, 2016

In The News Today – May 9, 2016

FLORIDA PUBLIC EMPLOYEES   Daytona News Journal:  Despite rough year, Florida pension system looks strong TALLAHASSEE — Florida’s $143 billion pension fund has been on a “circular roller coaster ride” this year, which could result in the first year of a negative return since the …






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In The News Today - May 5, 2016

In The News Today – May 5, 2016

FLORIDA PUBLIC EMPLOYEES Sun Sentinel: Scott’s California dreamin’ backfires as political stunt Gov. Rick Scott went to California trying again to lure businesses to Florida. His charm offensive included criticizing the state’s governor and its policies. READ MORE Stater 911: Can you be a fire captain and the leader …






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In The News Today - May 2, 2016

In The News Today – May 2, 2016

FLORIDA PUBLIC EMPLOYEES Palm Beach Daily News:  Council to revisit options for improving public-safety pensions A recent survey of area public safety departments revealed what police and firefighters have been telling town officials for several years — their pensions are not competitive. READ MORE Florida Times …






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