Debris Removal From Hurricane Michael Remains 'Huge, Huge Undertaking' In Florida PanhandleGov. Ron DeSantis directed the state Division of Emergency Management to speed money to Panhandle communities that are being swamped financially by “massive” amounts of debris from Hurricane Michael.
DEP Leader Says It: 'Climate Change'Disputing reports that state agencies are prohibited from using the words "climate change," top environmental official Jonathan Steverson repeatedly uttered the phrase during a confirmation hearing Wednesday.
Florida GI Bill, E-Cigarette Ban, Among New Laws July 1On Tuesday, the state's record-setting, $77 billion election-year budget goes into effect, along with 157 other bills approved by the Legislature and signed by Gov. Rick Scott.
Florida GI Bill, E-Cigarette Ban, Among New Laws July 1stWith the start of a new month comes 157 new laws ranging from the "Florida GI Bill" to a law banning the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors.
House Backs Senate's Coast-To-Coast Bike Trail Plan A 250-mile bicycle trail across Central Florida, a pet project of the next Senate president, is on the verge of getting $15.5 million in next year's state budget.
The "Heart" Of Hurricane Season Is On Its WayThe first few months of hurricane season have swept by and for the most part things have been pretty calm.
Fla. Emergency Ops Center Activates Level Two For IsaacFlorida’s State Emergency Operations Center (EOC) has activated to Level Two in response to Tropical Storm Isaac.