Biden Reexamines Cuban Policies: Orders Review Of Remittances And May Increase Embassy StaffEfforts from Cuban Americans and allies who've been protesting for more than a week, could be seeing some positive results.
'Death By DeSantis': Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz Blames Governor For State's COVID-19 SurgeFlorida Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz appeared on CNN expressing her discontent with how Governor Ron DeSantis has handled the coronavirus pandemic and feels he is to blame for the current surge of cases in the state and for the vaccine hesitancy.
Gov. DeSantis: Principal, Teacher Bonuses Coming Next MonthGov. Ron DeSantis said that he expects $1,000 bonuses promised to teachers and principals using federal coronavirus relief funds to be delivered in August.
Pro-Democracy, Human Rights Group Echoes Calls For Freedom In CubaHistoric protests in Cuba over the weekend called for freedom for people on the island. On Monday morning, the Assembly of the Cuban Resistance echoed the calls for the end to a decades-long communist regime.
President Biden: 'We Stand With The Cuban People' Day After Rare ProtestPresident Joe Biden “stands with the Cuban people” one day after thousands of Cubans took to the streets in rare protests Sunday to complain about a lack of freedom and a worsening economic situation.
Rep. Frederica Wilson Wants High-Level, Independent Special Envoy Appointed To Haiti Following Presidential Assassination"This special envoy would convey a sense of urgency and ensure that Haiti's current crisis receives the necessary attention and high-level U.S. engagement," says Congresswoman Wilson.
Former Miami-Dade Commissioner Esteban Bovo Officially Running For Mayor Of HialeahFormer Miami-Dade Commissioner and Miami-Dade mayoral candidate Esteban Bovo officially filed his paperwork on Tuesday to run for the next mayor of Hialeah.
South Florida Political Leaders Ask U.S. To Help Haiti In Wake Of Presidential AssassinationThere is shock, sadness, and condemnation among leaders around the world and in South Florida following the assassination of Haiti’s President Jovenel Moïse.
Guns Allowed At Churches Bill Gets Gov. DeSantis's ApprovalIn a win for gun-rights supporters, Gov. Ron DeSantis on Tuesday signed a bill that will let people with concealed weapons licenses carry firearms at churches or other religious institutions that share properties with schools.
Florida Gov. DeSantis Signs Parental Rights Measure Into LawGov. Ron DeSantis on Tuesday signed a measure that will put into state law a series of rights for parents on issues related to education and health care.
Police Use Of Force Bill Goes To GovernorAfter a year of intense scrutiny of policing, Gov. Ron DeSantis formally received a bill Monday that includes new use-of-force training requirements for officers.
Masks Are Off, But Legal Wrangling ContinuesGov. Ron DeSantis in early May blocked cities and counties from requiring people to wear masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Guns At Church Bill Teed UpGov. Ron DeSantis on Monday formally received a bill that would let people with concealed-weapons licenses carry guns at churches or other religious institutions that share properties with schools.
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.