Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis Puts New Guidelines On How U.S. History Will Be Taught In Public SchoolsGov. Ron DeSantis said Friday he urged state education officials to put new guidelines on how U.S. history is taught in public schools.
From Hurricane And School Supplies To Outdoor Entertainment, Florida To See Three Tax 'Holidays' In 2021Floridians preparing for the looming hurricane season can avoid paying sales taxes on many types of disaster gear starting late next week after Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a $196.3 million tax package on Friday. But that's not all.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis Signs Unemployment, Vaping Bills Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday signed 15 bills, including measures that will help upgrade Florida’s much-maligned unemployment system, regulate the sale of electronic cigarettes and limit contributions to political committees supporting ballot initiatives.
Florida Unemployment & Vaping Bills, Other Measures, Sent To Gov. DeSantisBills that would help upgrade the state’s much-maligned online unemployment system and preempt local regulation of vaping and tobacco products were among 12 measures sent Friday to Gov. Ron DeSantis.
Governor Ron DeSantis To Act On COVID-19 'Passport' BanGov. Ron DeSantis on Friday formally received a bill from the Legislature that would make permanent a ban on COVID-19 vaccine “passports” and grant him power to override local orders during health crises.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Lays Out Plan To Punish Major Tech Companies, Big Earners For StateGov. Ron DeSantis has put a bullseye on tech giants he contends censor conservatives’ speech, but the social media apps and platforms he’s targeting are blockbusters for the state’s financial portfolio.
Florida Unemployment Rate Dips; Officials Cite 'Growing Economic Confidence'Florida’s jobless rate dipped 0.2 percentage points in December amid what state officials said is growing economic confidence as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.
Florida Gov. DeSantis 'Will Not Allow Any Local Government To Lock People Down', Reaffirms Opposition To COVID-19 RulesGov. Ron DeSantis strongly reaffirmed his opposition to local government officials’ attempts to impose their own rules to curb the spread of COVID-19, saying Wednesday that such measures “are not effective.”
Black Leaders Seek To Enhance COVID Vaccination EffortsA coalition of Black community leaders said Wednesday they will work to ensure that upward of 70 percent of the state’s minority population gets vaccinated against the virus that causes COVID-19.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Expands State Of Emergency For ‘Erratic’ Tropical Storm EtaPointing to the “erratic nature” of the storm as it threatened a large part of Florida’s west coast, Gov. Ron DeSantis on Wednesday expanded a state of emergency and asked President Donald Trump for a federal emergency declaration as Tropical Storm Eta prepared to make landfall Thursday.
Florida Nursing Home Residents Can Leave & Return Without Being Tested Amid COVID-19 PandemicGov. Ron DeSantis’ administration, which has made a concerted effort to scale back restrictions enacted because of the coronavirus, wants to make it easier for residents of long-term care facilities to reunite with families for the holidays --- even it means forgoing COVID-19 testing.
Report: Miami Dolphins Plan To Continue With Limited Fans For Rest Of Season, Despite Phase 3 ReopeningThe Dolphins are reportedly planning to stick with their plan for limited capacity for the rest of the season.
Florida Governor Ron Desantis, Cabinet Eye Land Purchases Targeted For ConservationGov. Ron DeSantis and Cabinet members next week will consider spending just over $11 million of Florida Forever conservation funds to acquire more than 900 acres in three parts of the state.