Tag: Florida College System
Chuck Schumer proves that Democrats can still get things done.

Lloyd DunkelbergerJanuary 29, 2018

The Florida college system would remain under the State Board of Education in a proposal approved Friday by a panel of the Constitution Revision Commission. The commission’s Education Committee approved a measure (Proposal 83), sponsored by Commissioner Nicole Washington of Miami Beach, that would put the existing governance system for the 28 state and community […]

Scott PowersMarch 28, 2017

A bill revising Florida’s community college system breezed through a Florida House committee Tuesday, setting up potential negotiations with a similar Florida Senate bill that recently cleared a key committee with some critical differences. House Bill 929 does little to change anything currently going on in the Florida College System but sets out to establish […]

Scott PowersJanuary 23, 2017

A new bill introduced by state Rep. Bob Rommel would keep secret the identities of candidates for the presidencies and other top executive positions at Florida’s state colleges and universities through most of the selection process. House Bill 351, introduced by the Naples Republican Monday, would create exemptions in Florida’s open records and open meetings […]

Phil AmmannJanuary 28, 2016

Florida’s House Education Appropriations Subcommittee released a preliminary budget plan Thursday, two days after the Senate released its version. LobbyTools reports the House is endorsing a higher education budget of $7.26 billion; the Senate spending plan for higher education is slightly less, coming in at $7.25 billion. The House offers $1.205 billion for Florida colleges; the Senate is […]


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