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“KEEP FLORIDA WORKING” Budget Eliminates Critical Needs Waiting List for Second Year in a Row

Third Year to Fund Waiting List Enrollment

TALLAHASSEE, FL—Florida Governor Rick Scott is again recommending funding to serve individuals with critical needs on the Agency for Persons with Disabilities (APD) waiver waiting list. 947 more words


Florida Leaders and Families Applaud Gov. Scott’s Proposed $8 Million for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities and Additional $5 Million for Personal Learning Scholarship Accounts

WINTER PARK, Fla. 1,111 more words

Will the Florida Black Caucus Challenge Governor Scott in 2015?

Governor Scott gave his second inaugural speech and I am still waiting to find out what the Florida Black Caucus thought about it. There is no statement from the leadership, and as the Florida legislature gets ready for its 2015 session, there appears no agenda or plan for Blacks in Florida. 462 more words

Blacks Mobilize and Organize in Florida in 2015

It is now 2015 in Florida, and the Black community appears lethargic, apathetic, and not interested in their condition or state. If our community listens to Governor Scott, our state has low unemployment numbers, businesses are hiring, and the residents feel good about the state’s economy. 484 more words

Governor Rick Scott Appoints Eight to Family Care Councils

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Rick Scott announced six appointments and two reappointments to Family Care Councils across the state.

Area Seven, Family Care Council… 230 more words

Will Governor Scott Appoint More Black Judges his Second Term?

In Florida, there are 974 judgeships, and 83.7% are white, 8.8% are Hispanic, and 6.5% are Black. These are very disturbing facts, because the majority of judges are white males, and they reflect the governor’s ideology and mind-set. 447 more words