Among his higher education reform initiatives, Governor Rick Scott is calling for state universities to prioritize funding for engineering and math over certain majors he claims do not directly lead to good jobs and economic growth if those alums stay in Florida. Governor Scott cited anthropology majors in describing his new agenda to the Sarasota Herald-Tribune. At UF, which has a large anthropology program, students and professors say this particular analysis, and this proposed approach to higher education funding, is flawed. Reported by Katie Gillen, WUFT-TV News.
Medical marijuana licenses given to two Northeast Florida nurseries by state health officials cannot be challenged by a grower who lost out in the application process, an administrative law judge ruled Monday. But Judge R. Bruce McKibben left open the possibility for Loop's Nursery and Greenhouses to get a third license in the region.