FIU Becomes Leading Patent Producer

FIU Becomes Leading Patent Producer

Jim McCool
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June 11, 2024
Florida International University has become a leading patent producer after faculty inventors have been recognized for receiving over 80 patents this past year. According to the National Academy of Inventors and Intellectual Property Owners Association, FIU has now entered the top 25 U.S. utility patents granted among U.S. public universities. Within this past year, FIU […]
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Ashley Moody Endorses Tom Leek for Senate

Ashley Moody Endorses Tom Leek for Senate

Jim McCool
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June 5, 2024
Senate candidate Tom Leek (R-FL) has added yet another big endorsement to his state senate campaign  with the support of Attorney General Ashley Moody (R-FL). Moody has been a pivotal force in turning Florida red over the past several years.  The attorney general has prosecuted cases of mass fraud in the state of Florida, as […]
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AFP Action FL Releases Endorsements for 2024 Election

AFP Action FL Releases Endorsements for 2024 Election

Jim McCool
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June 5, 2024
Americans for Prosperity Action Florida (AFP Action FL) has announced another set of endorsements for candidates around Florida.  The group has now endorsed 29 candidates for the 2024 election cycle. The group, AFP Action FL, claims their goal is to elect leaders who will encourage policy change and facilitate coalitions that will eliminate barriers that […]
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Florida Now First State to Allow C-sections Outside Hospitals

Florida Now First State to Allow C-sections Outside Hospitals

Jim McCool
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June 1, 2024
Thanks to a new law passed by the Republican-led Florida legislature, Florida has become the first state in the country to allow c-section operations to be done outside of hospitals. The bill passed by the Florida House and Senate this year would allow c-sections to be done in facilities called "advanced birth centers."  Although lawmakers […]
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Bryan Leib Endorsed by Randy Fine

Bryan Leib Endorsed by Randy Fine

Jim McCool
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May 27, 2024
With endorsements coming in for the election ahead, critical moves are being made in Florida.  State Rep. Randy Fine (R-FL) has endorsed Bryan Leib's run for Congress. Bryan Leib (R-FL) is currently a candidate in Florida's 25th Congressional District.  The Congressional hopeful is hoping to win the South Florida district and may have solidified his […]
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President Donald Trump Endorses Rep. Brian Mast

President Donald Trump Endorses Rep. Brian Mast

Jim McCool
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May 26, 2024
President Donald Trump (R) has endorsed US Rep. Brian Mast (R). Congressman Mast has been a strong supporter of Donald Trump for years, often agreeing on foreign policy and illegal immigration,  two issues that are major points of concern in the 2024 election cycle. Economics has also become a cornerstone of Trump's campaign, which Rep. […]
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Sen. Rene Garcia Calls for Action Against Pro-Hamas Protests

Sen. Rene Garcia Calls for Action Against Pro-Hamas Protests

Jim McCool
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May 21, 2024
Pro-Palestinian protests on college campuses have only increased as war is rages on between Israel and Hamas.  Now State Senator Rene Garcia (R-13) is claiming the pro-Hamas protests have transgressed the Freedom of Speech. Almost every politician at this point has offered their two cents on the issue, but Senator Garcia has possibly used the […]
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Gus Bilirakis Says 'Bullsh*t' VA System Not Paying Veteran Disability Benefits

Gus Bilirakis Says 'Bullsh*t' VA System Not Paying Veteran Disability Benefits

Jim McCool
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May 21, 2024
US Rep. Gus Bilirakis (R-FL) has long prioritized supporting veterans in his time in Congress.  Now the Congressman is trying to extend veteran pensions to those who could not serve longer due to injury, as baked in, or long-standing veteran benefits formula is preventing injured veterans from receiving the full benefits they deserve  Rep. Bilirakis […]
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Florida Sees Record Breaking Tourism Year

Florida Sees Record Breaking Tourism Year

Jim McCool
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May 19, 2024
Florida has a deep history of attracting tourism from around the United States.  Governor Ron DeSantis (R-FL) this week announced record breaking tourism numbers for the state of Florida. The data pertaining to visitors in 2023 shows that Florida saw a whopping 140.6 million visitors, an all time record.  So far in 2024, Florida saw […]
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Miami-Dade Heating up Early for 2024 Election Cycle

Miami-Dade Heating up Early for 2024 Election Cycle

Jim McCool
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May 18, 2024
Although Miami-Dade County is still a fairly liberal area compared to the rest of Florida, Republicans are making a run at the area with multiple political events happening there this weekend. Miami Young Republicans are hosting an event in Doral, Florida to promote former President Trump (R) and Trump-friendly Republican candidates in other races. Trump […]
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Laurel Lee Scores Rick Scott and Marco Rubio Endorsements

Laurel Lee Scores Rick Scott and Marco Rubio Endorsements

Jim McCool
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May 17, 2024
In a critical move to bolster her re-election efforts, US Rep. Laurel Lee (R-FL) has scored the endorsements of US Senator Rick Scott (R-FL) and US Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL). Senators Scott and Rubio have been staples of Florida conservatism for years, with Scott being governor for two terms before his time in the United […]
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New Report Shows Florida #1 in US for Education

New Report Shows Florida #1 in US for Education

Jim McCool
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May 11, 2024
Florida has now been ranked first in the United States in education by US News & World Report. Florida has traditionally caught heat for underpaying teachers and neglecting educational outcomes.  A study conducted on the 2021-22 school year found that Florida pays the lowest average teacher salary when adjusted for cost of living for a […]
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DeSantis Sends Florida Troopers to Palestinian Protests

DeSantis Sends Florida Troopers to Palestinian Protests

Jim McCool
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May 11, 2024
All eyes have been on college campuses as young people along with outside agitators across America have protested the Israeli-Hamas conflict.  However, Governor Ron DeSantis (R-FL) has sent Florida state troopers to control pro-Palestinian protestors. Top officials have confirmed that the Florida governor has directed the Florida Highway Patrol to respond to these protests.  "On […]
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FIU's Silvia Castellanos Appointed to Children's Trust Board by DeSantis

FIU's Silvia Castellanos Appointed to Children's Trust Board by DeSantis

Jim McCool
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May 5, 2024
Governor Ron DeSantis (R-FL) has recently appointed Silvia Castellanos to the Children's Trust Governing Board of Miami-Dade County. Castellanos has built an impressive résumé over the course of her career.  She is the Director of External Affairs for Banyan Community Health Center where she works on developing Banyan’s, federal, state, and local strategy.  Castellanos has also […]
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Tom Leek Scores Paul Renner Endorsement for State Senate Race

Tom Leek Scores Paul Renner Endorsement for State Senate Race

Jim McCool
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May 3, 2024
State Rep. Tom Leek (R-FL) has earned a massive victory with the endorsement of House Speaker Paul Renner (R-24) today, solidifying party support behind his state senate campaign. Rep. Leek is currently making an effort to secure Florida's 7th District in the state senate, which is currently occupied by Senator Travis Hudson (R-FL) who will […]
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The Amendment Nobody is Talking About: Partisan School Board Elections

The Amendment Nobody is Talking About: Partisan School Board Elections

Jim McCool
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April 28, 2024
The media has been buzzing about the pot and abortion amendments that are currently on the ballot in Florida's election this year.  While many activists have been battling over the abortion amendment or marijuana legalization, partisan school board elections under Amendment 1 have slipped under the radar of many Floridians. President Joe Biden (D) has […]
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Bill Posey Will Not Seek Re-Election, Endorses Mike Haridopolos

Bill Posey Will Not Seek Re-Election, Endorses Mike Haridopolos

Jim McCool
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April 28, 2024
Florida Representative Bill Posey's (R-FL) congressional career is officially coming to an end, but not before the the congressman endorsed a new candidate in former Florida Senate President Mike Haridopolos (R-FL). Rep. Posey has served in Congress since 2008 and has now worked in public service for over 30 years, doing 18 years of his […]
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Biden Claims Florida is in Play, Team DeSantis Responds

Biden Claims Florida is in Play, Team DeSantis Responds

Jim McCool
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April 28, 2024
With the 2024 election season in full swing, President Biden (D) has hit the campaign trail hard while President Trump (R) continues to be tied up in court.  Now Biden is claiming that Florida may be in play for Democrats this season. As previously reported by The Floridian, Democrats seem to think that because the […]
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