On Tap in the Capitol – November 16, 2020 via Newsservice of Florida

ON TAP IN THE CAPITAL: MONDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2020 November 16, 2020 NSF Staff Legislature: HOUSE MEMBERS’ SPOUSES GATHER: The House will hold an orientation session for the spouses of new members, with speakers including Shannon Sprowls, wife of incoming House Speaker Chris Sprowls, R-Palm Harbor. (2 p.m. Old Capitol, House chamber, Tallahassee.) HOUSE REPUBLICANS…

Florida Elections Rundown via LobbyTools Morning Edition, et al. (November 4, 2020)

Election 2020, via LobbyTools Morning Edition, et al. (November 4, 2020) Trump Wins Florida, But Other States Still Unclear Florida voters went for President Donald Trump in Tuesday’s presidential election, giving him the state’s electoral votes over Joe Biden, though the overall national race remained undecided. Trump was pulled to a win in Florida mostly…

ARTICLE: Legislative Session & Legislative Budget Request Process

This article was contributed by Kim McDougal, Senior Government Affairs Consultant, G R A Y | R O B I N S O N and FSBA Advocacy and Legislative Services team member As we approach the General Election and anticipation for the 2021 Legislative Session grows, below are updates from Tallahassee regarding the upcoming session…

ANNOUNCEMENT: Save the Dates – FSBA/FADSS Annual Joint Conference Goes Virtual!

  FSBA/FADSS Annual Joint Conference goes virtual! ANNOUNCEMENT SAVE THE DATES REGISTRATION OPENS OCTOBER 15 DECEMBER 2-3 FSBA/FADSS Virtual Annual Joint Conference via Accelevents This annual event will include keynote speakers, sessions on chairmanship, new school board training, superintendent training, communications, risk management, and more. You won’t want to miss access to this leadership development…

Governor Ron DeSantis Signs the Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Budget via Governor’s Press Office – Includes VETO LIST

 Governor Ron DeSantis Signs the Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Budget via Governor’s Press Office  Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed the state budget for Fiscal Year 2020-2021. The budget totals $92.2 billion, provides over $350 million in tax relief and includes more than $1 billion in vetoed spending. “Despite the present challenges Florida faces due…

Florida School Boards Association Elects Leadership Slate for 2020-21 via FSBA Press Office

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                         CONTACT Thursday, June 18, 2020                                                         BillieAnne Gay, gay@fsba.org, 850.528.9104 Florida School Boards Association Elects Leadership Slate for 2020-21 Tallahassee, FL – Today, the Florida…

DeSantis signs order urging Florida schools to close during 2020 Primary and General Election via ABC Action News

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — As Florida prepares for what could be high voter turnout in 2020, Governor Ron DeSantis rolled out a series of recommendations ahead of the state’s primary and general elections. Gov. DeSantis signed an executive order on Wednesday calling on K-12 schools to close during the August Primary and November General Election. That…