With the Legislature ready to start its regular session next week, the leader of Democrats in the state House is looking to expand Gov. Ron DeSantis’ proposal to raise teacher salaries across Florida.
House Democratic Leader Kionne McGhee is looking to raise teacher salaries throughout the state via new legislation filed Thursday.
One bill (HB 251), sponsored by Rep. Kionne McGhee, the leader of the House Democrats, would allow athletes to be paid from commercial deals beginning in 2023.
House Minority Leader Kionne McGhee has a bill waiting for its first hearing that would allow NCAA athletes to get paid, and there’s a companion bill in the Senate.