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  • Hays' bill to shield information in college job searches advances

    Hays' bill to shield information in college job searches advances
    A bill sponsored by state Rep. Alan Hays, R-Umatilla, that would provide secrecy for applicants in the early stages of searches to fill high-ranking college and university jobs easily passed a Senate committee this week. The Senate Higher Education...
  • Deputy's widow seeks expanded survivor benefits

    Deputy's widow seeks expanded survivor benefits
    When Orange County Deputy Scott Pine joined the Sheriff's Office in May 2011, the husband and father had important financial decisions to make for his family. Because he was joining the Florida Retirement System, Pine had to choose between a pension...
  • Florida's school-testing insanity may soon be curbed

    Florida's school-testing insanity may soon be curbed
    I had a weird interview last week. Like, really weird. The topic was the testing mania that has spiraled out of control in Florida — 1,000 new tests in Orange County this year alone, kindergartners taking six end-of-year tests, standardized...
  • Bill would keep secret names of applicants for top college jobs

    Bill would keep secret names of applicants for top college jobs
    TALLAHASSEE -- Pointing to the possibility of a "chilling effect" if word gets out, a House bill filed last week would allow information to be kept confidential about people applying to become presidents, provosts or deans of state universities or...
  • Dems' New Year's resolutions might be tough to keep

    Dems' New Year's resolutions might be tough to keep
    TALLAHASSEE — It's a new year, and hope springs eternal for the perennially outsmarted and outspent Florida Democratic Party. While the median Floridian might be aligned with Democrats on a few hot-button issues, the median voter was not kind to...
  • Proposed law forcing schools to show Obama-bashing film gains steam in Florida legislature

    Proposed law forcing schools to show Obama-bashing film gains steam in Florida legislature
    Three weeks ago, I wrote about the latest fringe idea to hit Florida -- a proposal that would force schools to show an Obama-bashing movie to all students. Twice actually. Once in 8th-grade and again in 11th to make sure it sank in. ("Mandatory movies:...
  • Conservatives force-feeding their version of truth

    Conservatives force-feeding their version of truth
    Bills filed by two Florida lawmakers that would mandate students watch a political documentary is the latest in a series of efforts by conservatives to indoctrinate students into the concept that America is exceptional. Rep. Neil Combee, a Lakeland...
  • Joe Clark and Alan Hays: Champ & Chump

    Joe Clark and Alan Hays: Champ & Chump
    Champ Joe Clark: An Orlando businessman and husband of former News 13 reporter Amanda Evans, he succumbed this week at 31 to colon cancer. His courageous and public battle against the disease inspired the #JoeStrong movement and a blog, “Cocktails...
  • Lake Tech to open Center for Advanced Manufacturing

    Lake Tech to open Center for Advanced Manufacturing
    EUSTIS — If you train them, more will come. That's the perspective of Diane Culpepper, director of Lake Technical College, on attracting more manufacturing companies to the county. It's also her rationale for a recently-approved plan to build a...
  • State senators advance controversial 'anti-Sharia' bill

    State senators advance controversial 'anti-Sharia' bill
    A controversial measure dubbed an “anti-Sharia bill” advanced out of the Florida Senate on a 24-14 vote Monday. The bill’s sponsor, Sen. Alan Hays, R-Umatilla, touted SB 286 as “an American bill.” It would restrict judges...
  • Senate advances amped-up film incentives bill

    Senate advances amped-up film incentives bill
    TALLAHASSEE РLosing its luster as a location for filming, Florida is poised to green-light a substantially higher investment in the film and entertainment industry. The Senate Commerce and Tourism Committee on Monday passed a proposal to double...