President Obama has declared 11 Florida counties a disaster area for damage sustained during Tropical Storm Isaac including Monroe County in South Florida.
Michael Mitchell, the so-called “honest bank robber” who turned himself in more than four years after robbing a Florida Keys bank in 2007, was sentenced to three years in prison.
Along with six other counties, Monroe County might receive federal grant money after Tropical Storm Isaac brushed by Florida.
After months of legal battles, the Obama administration has agreed to a proposal that will cut the number of early voting days in five Florida counties covered by the federal Voting Rights Act.
A Monroe County employee who stole 52 county-purchased iPads, iPhones and an LG phone then sold them at fire-sale prices or gave as gifts will keep her job.
After months of planning and legal battles, the state of Florida has succeeded in cutting the early voting hours in all of the counties in the state.
Mark T. Porter has been tapped by Governor Rick Scott to take the reigns of the Monroe County School District as its new Superintendent.
The Florida Keys look as though they will feel the brunt of Tropical Storm Isaac when it passes over the area Sunday into Monday.
In anticipation of Tropical Storm Isaac, Monroe County officials decided Thursday to shut down county offices and cancel school on Monday — the day Isaac’s weather is expected to impact the Florida Keys.
Governor Rick Scott wants every county to reduce early voting days from 12 to eight and the only thing standing in his way is Monroe County Supervisor of Elections Harry Sawyer.