Marcello Iaia

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Name: Marcello Iaia
Date registered: January 20, 2012
URL: http://floridaindependent.com

Latest posts

  1. FSU Student Body President issues petition opposing budget allocations based on reserves — March 9, 2012
  2. Higher-ed reform bills given committee approval — February 28, 2012
  3. Provisional House higher ed bill requires schools, colleges to recruit students into STEM programs — February 24, 2012
  4. Legislature gives final approval to redistricting maps; Democrats file suit — February 10, 2012
  5. Senate moves to give governor the power to appoint Board of Governors student member — February 10, 2012

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Mar
09

FSU Student Body President issues petition opposing budget allocations based on reserves

Florida State University student body President Avi Assidon circulated a petition on Wednesday in opposition to the Florida Legislature’s decision to base its budget allocations on each university’s reserve funds.

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Feb
28

Higher-ed reform bills given committee approval

Two bills aimed at reforming Florida higher education have been cleared for the house floor. The bills, developed by Rep. Bill Proctor, R-St. Augustine, would uncap tuition increases for Florida State University and University of Florida and boost STEM degree production and accountability.

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Feb
24

Provisional House higher ed bill requires schools, colleges to recruit students into STEM programs

State Rep. Bill Proctor, R-St. Augustine, introduced a bill to the state House Education Committee Thursday that would grant flexibility and boost accountability among state colleges and universities, stressing outcome-based metrics, including Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) degree production.

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Feb
10

Legislature gives final approval to redistricting maps; Democrats file suit

The Florida Senate passed redrawn congressional, state House and state Senate district maps Thursday. The congressional map will now head to Gov. Rick Scott’s desk, while the legislative maps will be reviewed by the Florida Supreme Court.

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Feb
10

Senate moves to give governor the power to appoint Board of Governors student member

A joint resolution that would give the governor the power to appoint the student member of the Board of Governors — the body that oversees the Florida university system — passed through the state Senate’s Higher Education Committee Thursday.

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Jan
20

GOP bill would rebrand unemployment compensation as ‘reemployment assistance’

The state Legislature’s Economic Affairs Committee yesterday passed a bill that would rebrand unemployment compensation as “reemployment assistance.”

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