Department of Revenue expects the minimum unemployment tax to increase 12 fold next year, Former Florida House Speaker Marco Rubio is urging Governor Charlie Crist to participate in a debate, Doctors in Florida are now able to get patient medicaid information online, Florida's unemployment rate goes up, and Sarasota Police Chief suspended and an officer fired as a result of an investigation.
The Future of Billboards
St. Petersburg is working on a deal with two major billboard companies to take down 100 old signs in the city and replace them with 10 new digital ones. In Tampa, city officials are finalizing an agreement with the companies to end years of lawsuits over the number and placement of billboards, and the City Council will start work on a policy for digital boards next month. This week, we look at the issue of billboards in the Bay area, digital and otherwise.
The University of South Florida’s College of The Arts presents the annual Bachelors of Fine Arts exhibition titled “Literality”.“Literality” will feature dynamic works by graduating seniors from USF and will include a diverse range of media including drawing, painting, electronic media, photography, printmaking, and sculpture.
Department of Revenue expects the minimum unemployment tax to increase 12 fold next year, Former Florida House Speaker Marco Rubio is urging Governor Charlie Crist to participate in a debate, and Doctors in Florida are now able to get patient medicaid information online.
Ernest C. Simmons and Joe Mercurio
Florida wildlife artist Ernie Simmons talks with his fishing buddy Joe Mercurio about how Simmons developed his technique for painting Florida’s vast wildlife population and the state’s native scenery. Many have compared the Dunedin resident’s depictions of blue herons, pelicans and common seabirds to the works of John James Audubon.
Fair Districts Florida is attempting to push for a Constitutional Amendment to simplify districts after the 2010 census, A group of parents and two advocacy groups have sued the state of Florida claiming that Florida is not providing enough resources to its education system, around the state yesterday classrooms were full of volunteers taking part in the Great American Teach-In,
Bill and Melinda Gates foundation's grant to Hillsborough county schools, and anti-discrimination laws to include transgender individuals.