Tag Archives: Florida State Senate

Four-Year Degree Limitation Proposed By State Senator Sparks Debate

By on April 6th, 2015 | Last updated: April 6, 2015 at 7:30 pm

Senator Joe Negron proposed to limit baccalaureate programs in Florida community colleges in a recent Senate Higher Education Committee. Santa Fe provost Ed Bonahue argues that the attention should be placed on enrollment, not the programs.

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New Bill Would Cut Back On Group Foster Homes

By on February 26th, 2015 | Last updated: February 26, 2015 at 4:02 pm

A new bill in the Florida State Senate would reduce the amount of time foster kids can stay at group homes. Some local foster care advocates believe there may be unintended consequences of removing the option for group home care.

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In The News: State Senate, Pension Reform, Scott Campaign, Russia Sends U.S. Message

By on April 3rd, 2014 | Last updated: April 3, 2014 at 11:15 pm

Bill for earlier session start advances in Senate – The Florida State Senate approved a bill Wednesday to move the start of the 2016 legislative session from March to January. SaintPetersBlog House public pension reform will focus on 2013 Senate proposal –Speaker of the […]

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