Scott County Superintendent Kevin Hub said on Facebook: “Since the passage of SB 151, dozens of teachers have requested subs for tomorrow. We can currently only fill 54 of the nearly 150 that we need. That leaves too many classes not cSpring Break, but I also want everyone to return on Monday, April 9 with their focus on doing what's best for kids. Let's show our children, their parents, and our community what really matters to professional educators.” … [Read more...] about ‘Drastic measures.’ Teachers stay home, districts cancel school after pension vote.
But in Osceola County, Supervisor Mary Jane Arrington, a Democrat, said she was “amazed” at the number of registrations her office has seen at county high schools. Poinciana High, with 411 registrations or pre-registrations, “blew us off the map,” Arrington said. “We’ve never had any kind of numbers like that at a high school.” … [Read more...] about High school students learn the power of the vote
In a Wednesday court filing, Florida state lawyers said Scott intends to appeal the decision to the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals and asked Walker to pause his order to come up with a new system while the appeal was pending. In a court filing, lawyers for Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi (R) expressed confidence that the appeals court would overturn the lower court ruling and that the plaintiffs in the case had failed to show Florida’s system was discriminatory or unconstitutional. … [Read more...] about Florida Gov. Rick Scott To Fight Court Order To Have New System For Restoring Voting Rights
Ms Sturgeon added: “We are today one year from the date when the UK is supposed to leave the European Union, and what I think is utterly inexplicable and shameful is the fact that people today don’t have any more detailed answers about the future relationship with the European Union than they did on referendum day.” … [Read more...] about Nicola Sturgeon calls for ‘in depth’ investigation of Vote Leave allegations
» May 4 is the deadline to register to vote in person at your county election office. April 30 is the last day to register online and the last day to register through the DMV or at state agencies or departments. Mailed in registrations must also be postmarked by this date. You can register online at nebraska.gov/apps-sos-voter-registration or download a form at sos.ne.gov/elec/ele_forms.html … [Read more...] about Early voting for May primary starts Monday in Nebraska