Monday, May 23, 2016
PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION… The Florida Public Service Commission makes a decision on whether to approve a requested rate increase for Florida Power & Light customers at 1:30 p.m. in the Joseph P. Cresse Hearing Room of the Betty Easley Conference Center in Tallahassee.
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
SESSION IMPACT… The Office of Economic and Demographic Research holds a post-session impact conference 1 p.m. Tuesday in room 117 of the Knott Building.
FLORIDA ECONOMY… The James Madison Institute, the Charles Koch Institute and others hold a panel discussion 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in Orlando on economic growth in Florida. More information can be found here.
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
EDUCATION SUMMIT… Gov. Rick Scott kicks off at two-day education summit in Orlando Wednesday. The “Degrees to Jobs Summit” will be held at the Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando. More information can be found here.
Thursday, May 26, 2016
FLORIDA COMMUNITIES TRUST… The Florida Communities Trust governing board meets at 9 a.m. in conference room A of the Department of Environmental Protection Douglas Building in Tallahassee to discuss matters related to land conservation.
Friday, May 27, 2016
SILVER SPRINGS… The St. Johns River Water Management District is formally opening the Silver Springs Forest Conservation Area to the public at a ribbon-cutting ceremony 9 a.m. Friday. The district, Florida Department of Environmental Protection and The Conservation Trust for Florida partnered to purchase the 4,900-acre tract, located directly north of Silver Springs State Park in Marion County, in December 2015. Funding also was contributed by the U.S. Forest Service Forest Legacy Program administered by the Florida Forest Service.