ORLANDO — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis leaned into his rising star power at the first day of the Conservative Political Action Conference, railing against “wokeism” and flaunting Florida's victories in an address that could have easily been a presidential stump speech.
Republican lawmakers blasted a federally funded education program that trains researchers and teachers in critical race theory after The Center Square’s investigation broke news of the program. Now, one Florida U.S. Congressman is calling for an investigation into whether the program violates state law.
Only eight states haven't redrawn their congressional lines, which will be in place for a decade. With House Republicans needing to net only five seats to win a majority in the 435-member chamber, each seat this redistricting cycle has taken on outsize meaning.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (News Service of Florida) — The Florida Senate could be poised to move forward with a controversial House proposal that would increase scrutiny of school library books and instructional materials and impose eight-year term limits on school board members.