Miami-Dade Changes Eight Election Polling Locations To Protect Seniors From CoronavirusThe Miami-Dade County Elections Department is moving some of its polling locations for Tuesday's Presidential primary because they are located at senior residential facilities.
'They Voted During The Civil War. We Are Going To Vote': Gov. DeSantis On Coronavirus & The Presidential PrimaryElections officials in the four states holding presidential primaries next week, including Florida, say they have no plans to postpone voting amid widespread disruptions caused by the coronavirus outbreak. Instead, they are taking extraordinary steps to ensure that voters can cast ballots and keep polling places clean.
Worker Verification Bill Goes To Florida Governor Ron DeSantisA bill that would allow many businesses to decide whether to use the federal E-Verify system to check the immigration status of new hires is heading to Gov. Ron DeSantis.
Florida Lawmakers Pass Plan Targeting E-CigarettesFlorida lawmakers have approved a proposal that would largely bring the state into compliance with federal laws about electronic cigarettes.
President Trump Announces Suspension Of All Travel From Europe To U.S. Over Coronavirus"To keep new cases from entering our shores, we will be suspending all travel from Europe to the United States for the next 30 days," Mr. Trump said. However, he made an exception for the U.K.
Florida Lawmakers Approved Fireworks RevampA proposal to allow Floridians to legally buy fireworks for use on three holidays is headed to Governor Ron DeSantis for his signature.
Biden Solidifies Front-Runner Status; Wins Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri & IdahoJoe Biden picked up pivotal wins in Tuesday's primaries in Idaho, Mississippi, Missouri and Michigan, cementing his status as the front-runner in the race for the Democratic nomination and increasing pressure on Bernie Sanders to abandon his bid.
Major Health Care Issues Teed Up In SenateThe Senate on Tuesday took up three House health care priorities, teeing them up for votes and potentially clearing the way for public budget negotiations to resume.
House Balks At E-Verify 'Compromise'As the 2020 legislative session draws to a close, the House and Senate are in a standoff over a politically charged immigration proposal that is a top priority of Gov. Ron DeSantis.
Coronavirus Could Curb Florida Spending, Tax CutsFlorida lawmakers are looking to build reserves by cutting spending as the state reacts to the threat of the novel coronavirus and a plunge in the stock market.
Florida House Suspends Session After 5 Members Self-Quarantine Due To Possible Coronavirus ExposureThe Florida House suspended its session Monday afternoon after learning several members attended the recent Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) where they may have come into contact with a lobbyist who has tested positive for the coronavirus.
Florida Leaders OK $25M For CoronavirusHouse and Senate leaders announced Saturday they have agreed to Gov. Ron DeSantis’s request for $25 million to help the state combat the spread of the novel coronavirus, known as COVID-19.
Florida Lawmakers Resolve Key Budget IssuesAs Florida lawmakers inch toward a budget deal, House and Senate leaders on Saturday announced they had reached agreement on a number of key issues, including pay raises for state workers, funding for Visit Florida and leaving intact the affordable-housing trust fund.
School Panic Alarms Get Legislative BackingThe Senate and House are poised to approve legislation that would require schools to install panic alarms for emergencies such as school shootings.
Florida House Signs Off On School Safety ProposalThe Florida House has passed legislation that would boost school safety plans and reinforce that the state’s top education official has the authority to withhold the salary of superintendents who fail to comply with school security rules.