Florida Budget, Bevy Of Laws Ready To Take EffectMore than 100 new laws passed during the 2021 legislative session will hit the books this week, ranging from a record $100 billion state budget to a ban on COVID-19 vaccine “passports” and an expansion of school vouchers.
Florida Sex Offender Bill Goes To Gov. DeSantisA proposal that would close a legal loophole in which some convicted sex offenders don’t have to immediately register with authorities was one of four bills sent Tuesday morning to Gov. Ron DeSantis.
Gov. DeSantis Takes Shot At CDC In Cruise Line BattleGovernor Ron DeSantis took a shot at the Centers for Disease Control after a federal judge ruled in favor of the state in a lawsuit over whether the federal agency can set restrictions on cruise sailings.
Gov. DeSantis, Attorney General Moody Seek To Scuttle Protest Law CaseLawyers for Gov. Ron DeSantis and Attorney General Ashley Moody have asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of a measure that the Legislature approved to crack down on violent protests.
Gov. DeSantis Signs Bill That Provides Emergency Care For Police K-9s Injured In Line Of DutyLaw enforcement K-9s injured in the line of duty will now be able to be taken to a veterinary office for treatment in an ambulance.
'The ACA Is Here To Stay': Florida Lawmakers React To Supreme Court Decision Saving ObamacareFlorida Democrats are happy with the Supreme Court decision that saved the Affordable Care Act from another Republican challenge.
President Biden Meets With Putin For First Time Since Taking OfficeThe two leaders released a joint statement after their respective news conferences affirming that "even during periods of tension," they can make progress on "ensuring predictability in the strategic sphere, reducing the risk of armed conflicts and the threat of nuclear war."
Bill That Would Rename Coral Reef After Late State Rep. Kristin Jacobs Goes To Gov. DeSantisA proposal to name a coral-reef system after the late state Rep. Kristin Jacobs, a Broward County Democrat and leader on environmental issues, has gone to Gov. Ron DeSantis.
Florida's New Controversial Elections Law Gets Another Legal ChallengeAs challenges to a new Florida elections law stack up, a case filed Monday in federal court alleges part of the law placing requirements on voter-registration organizations is unconstitutional and could keep some people from casting ballots.
Florida Congressman, Gubernatorial Hopeful Charlie Crist Makes South Florida StopCongressman Charlie Crist, Florida gubernatorial hopeful, made a stop in South Florida on Friday.
Hearing Set In Florida Social Media FightA federal judge will hear arguments on June 28 about whether to issue a preliminary injunction against a new law that Gov. Ron DeSantis pushed to crack down on large social-media companies.
Money Flows In Governor's RaceDemocrat Charlie Crist brought in more than $1.5 million in the first month of his campaign to return to the governor’s mansion.
Florida Becomes Latest State To Ban 'Critical Race Theory' From ClassroomsFlorida's Board of Education approved tougher guidelines on Thursday for how teachers will address American history by becoming the latest state to ban "critical race theory" from public schools.
Florida Rep. Val Demings Launches U.S. Senate Bid To Unseat Marco RubioWith the theme “Never Tire,” Orlando Democratic Congresswoman Val Demings formally launched her campaign Wednesday to try to unseat U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio in 2022.
Gov. Ron DeSantis Vetoes Emergency Fund BillGov. Ron DeSantis vetoed his first bill of the year on Tuesday, a measure that would have created an emergency fund in his office.