Florida could erase part of public school testing law

Florida could erase part of public school testing law

Florida could erase part of public school testing law

Bringing up an old argument, House Democratic Leader Janet Cruz (D-Tampa) says there's also going to be an added financial burden on prosecutors-who expect a rise in self-defense claims if the bill becomes law. "We are encouraged by today's vote, and the movement of Senate Bill 340, and look forward to working toward creating a permanent home for Uber in our state." said Kasra Moshkani, General Manager, Uber South Florida.

The Senate on Tuesday approved a bill that would require school districts to give elementary-school students 20 minutes of recess a day, setting up a clash with the House over the issue. The Senate has a companion in subcommittee. Both chambers are controlled by Republicans.

"That (position) will most likely be a point of contention that will impact the overall negotiations", Galvano said in response. They pointed out that under the legislative piece, the Seminole Tribe would pay what equals to 13% in tax revenue, compared to a 35% tax pari-mutuels in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties are annually contributing to Florida coffers.

Ralph Lauren's Polo store on Fifth Avenue to close amid slumping sales
Ralph Lauren is shutting down its Fifth Avenue store in NY , but its flagship Polo Bar Restaurant at the same location will stay. The company will consolidate this location with the company's Ralph Lauren Men's and Women's flagship stores on Madison Avenue.

Legislators have a month left to reach an agreement amid heavy lobbying effort from those in the gambling industry. Here it is important to note that although the Senate bill will make it possible for the tribe to add roulette and craps to its existing offering, it will deprive it of its blackjack exclusivity.

Even if the lawmakers work out their disagreements, they still must negotiate with the tribe, which recently sent a letter to both chambers and the governor's office outlining why both bills wouldn't hold up under the federal Indian Gaming Regulatory Act, because they each seek too much money without giving the tribe enough in return.

SB 340, a similar bill, is scheduled be heard in its final committee, the Senate rules committee, on Thursday.

Recommended News

  • Civil rights groups alarmed over retreat on police reforms

    Civil rights groups alarmed over retreat on police reforms

    Consent decrees are binding legal agreements, and once signed, they are overseen by a federal judge and an appointed monitor. Attorney General Jeff Sessions ordered a critical review of all police reform agreements, including the one in Cleveland.

    Mourinho: Barca won't sell Neymar

    Chelsea are also said to be interested in both forwards, with manager Antonio Conte willing to match Mourinho's offer. Craig Burley and Mark Donaldson try to make sense of emerging rumours linking Neymar to Manchester United .
    Mike Epps sorry for dancing with kangaroo on Detroit stage

    Mike Epps sorry for dancing with kangaroo on Detroit stage

    Footage from a fan in the crowd showed Mike Epps bring out the animal on a leash during his gig in Detroit on Friday night. The 'roo was famous well before the incident and recently, Stacks was spotted walking the kangaroo on a leash in Detroit.
  • Law Enforcement: Be Prepared to pay up for Texting and Driving

    Law Enforcement: Be Prepared to pay up for Texting and Driving

    Lowe hopes those numbers will turn around as technology improves, so using your cell phone in the auto will truly be hands-free. Officers will be looking for those drivers with their cell phones in their hands on the freeways.
    Sindhu enters final, sets up title date with Marin

    Sindhu enters final, sets up title date with Marin

    PV Sindhu clinched the India Open title after beating Olympic champion Carolina Marin, 21-19, 21-16 in the summit clash. Sindhu took control of the first game with an early 5-point run but had trouble from the opposite end in the second.
    Lydia Ko slips off the pace at ANA Inspiration

    Lydia Ko slips off the pace at ANA Inspiration

    In the field via a win at the previous week's AJGA ANA Junior Inspiration, Li's strong play has continued. But I'm OK, just hung in there today. "It's nice to hole a couple this week".
  • Panera reaches new All-time High on possible sale

    On a one to five ratings scale where 1.0 indicates a Strong Buy, 2.0 indicates a Buy, 3.0 a Hold, 4.0 a Sell and 5.0 a Stong Sell. The company reported $2.05 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $2.00 by $0.05.
    Heat wave hits several states, Maharashtra's Bhira town hits 46.5 degrees

    Heat wave hits several states, Maharashtra's Bhira town hits 46.5 degrees

    On Monday, the temperature in Ahmedabad had touched 42.8 degree Celsius, highest for the month of March in the last seven years. The IMD had yesterday, said, "The change in the direction of northerly winds avoided further escalation of temperature".
    Nara Lokesh Stammers During Oath Taking As MLC

    Nara Lokesh Stammers During Oath Taking As MLC

    A Cabinet berth was a birthday gift today for 28-year-old Akhila Priya, who is the youngest minister in the state Cabinet. This reshuffle and expansion of the Cabinet is the first one after it was sworn-in on June 8, 2014.
  • Bayern 'surprised' by Hoffenheim - Ancelotti

    Bayern 'surprised' by Hoffenheim - Ancelotti

    Julian Nagelsmann's men staged a faultless performance against the German giants and dictated the pace in the first half. We only conceded one or two chances, which is in itself an incredible achievement against Bayern.
    Another Video Game Movie Is On The Way

    Another Video Game Movie Is On The Way

    No director is attached to the project yet and the producers are still looking for writers. "Our commitment", said DJ2's Dmitri M. It hasn't even released yet, and there is already a film adaptation of video game We Happy Few in development.

    South Korea expects no issues with Pyongyang games

    When pressed about whether he could do it one-on-one without China's help, the president said, "I don't have to say any more". The duo called for the U.S. to "preempt North Korea by any means necessary" - including the possibility of a nuclear strike.

We are pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news.
Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper.
Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.