In The News Today – March 26, 2016

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Eye On Miami: Horror Story in Florida State House District 118: Lynda Bell Rumor. By Geniusofdespair

It is rumored that the toxic former County Commissioner Lynda Bell will join the toxic David Rivera in this race… As for the Democrats, they appear to have a pretty good candidate, Robert Asencio. I read his Facebook page.  And he is/was a cop so that should make all you Republican’s happy.


Palm Beach Post: POINT OF VIEW Floridians with disabilities face employment hurdles

It is important that Floridians recognize that a growing rate of unemployment for persons with disabilities is a concern for everyone.


Sun Sentinel: With Boca poised to upgrade 911 service, city seeks to fill open dispatch jobs

As Boca Raton readies to upgrade its 911 calling system, it’s also making a strong push to bring its staff to full capacity.


POLITICO: How Florida’s GOP Senate candidates are dealing with Trump

One candidate won Donald Trump’s backing in the past, but now downplays it. Another has demanded Trump drop out of the race and praised him for energizing Republicans. A third has said he could never vote for the businessman.


FIU News: Forbes ranks FIU second best employer in Florida

For the second year in a row, FIU has made “America’s Best Employers” list by Forbes magazine. FIU is the second best ranked Florida employer after Publix, and is the highest ranking university in Florida on this year’s list.


New York Times: Florida Governor Signs Law to Cut Funding for Abortion Clinics

Gov. Rick Scott of Florida signed a law on Friday that cut state funding to clinics that perform abortions.


Space Coast Daily: Florida Governor Rick Scott Signs 68 Bills Into Law, Including Medical Use of Cannabis

TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA – Florida Governor Rick Scott signed 68 bills into law on Friday, including the medical use of cannabis which allows for the use of cannabis for terminally ill patients in certain situations.


TBO: Florida outpaces national rate for personal income

WASHINGTON — Personal income grew 5.2 percent in Florida in 2015, outpacing the national rate of 4.4 percent, but the state remained well behind the rest of the country in per capita personal income, ranking 28th at $44,101.


Sun Sentinel: Florida set to allow students to attend any state public school

A bill recently approved by state legislators would allow students to attend any public school in the state – if the selected school has space available. It would also make high schoolers immediately eligible to play sports at their new schools. The downside: No transportation would be provided.


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