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…

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…

Florida Extends School Campus Closures Through May 1 via. FDOE Press Office

Florida Extends School Campus Closures Through May 1 March 31, 2020 FDOE Press Office 850-245-0413 DOEPressOffice@fldoe.org Florida Extends School Campus Closures Through May 1 Tallahassee, Fla., March 31, 2020 – Today, Commissioner of Education Richard Corcoran recommended that all Florida public and private K-12 school campuses extend campus closures through May 1, 2020. This recommendation…

Governor DeSantis – COVID-19 Executive Order (March 9, 2020)

Yesterday, Governor DeSantis held a press conference to address COVID-19 as a public health emergency. Governor DeSantis also released Executive Order 20-52 to enact several facets of agency action, funding access and rule-waiving to assist should Florida need to address widespread effects of COVID-19. See press conference and executive order below: 3/9/2020 Governor’s Press Conference…