Florida Readies 'Work Search' RequirementPeople in Florida’s unemployment system will have to show they looked for work on a weekly basis after Memorial Day, as the state pushes to get workers back on the job, particularly at restaurants.
COVID-19 Vaccination Age Requirement Expected To Be Dropped To 55 'Soon'Gov. Ron DeSantis said Wednesday that he will soon lower the eligibility age to 55 for COVID-19 vaccinations, as demand appears slower for shots even with the eligibility age lowered Monday from 65 to 60.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Activates National Guard Ahead Of InaugurationGov. Ron DeSantis on Friday evening activated the Florida National Guard to assist state and local law enforcement agencies, following FBI warnings of potentially violent protests in state capitals this weekend in advance of President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration.
Gov. DeSantis Urges Floridians To Be Patient As COVID-19 Vaccines Distributions ContinueGov. Ron DeSantis on Wednesday asked Floridians to be patient as COVID-19 vaccines are rolled out for the state’s seniors, a process that is already creating a rush and placing a substantial burden on hospitals that play a key role in carrying out the governor’s directives.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Signs Name, Image, Likeness Bill Allowing College Athletes To Secure Paid Endorsement Deals Beginning In 2021Florida's governor announced Friday that he would sign the proposed college athlete compensation bill into law, which would go into effect July 1, 2021.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Proposes Hike In Prison SpendingGov. Ron DeSantis on Monday called for a flurry of new spending to alleviate worker shortages in Florida’s correctional system, as he acknowledged “morale has been low” in prison facilities.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Pitches New Teacher, Principal Bonus ProgramGov. Ron DeSantis wants the Florida Legislature to abandon the embattled “Best and Brightest” bonus program and replace it with a new plan to offer bonuses to public-school teachers and principals.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Outlines Faith-Based InitiativeGov. Ron DeSantis said Thursday he has established the Governor’s Faith and Community-Based Initiative, which will be led by a former president and executive director of the Tim Tebow Foundation.
Florida Gov. Ron Desantis Said Arrested Donors Linked To Rudy Giuliani Appeared ‘Legitimate’A Soviet-born South Florida businessman arrested last week on federal campaign-finance charges seemed just “like any other donor,” Gov. Ron DeSantis said Wednesday.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Rolls Out Environmental ProposalsGov. Ron DeSantis wants lawmakers to double fines for sewage spills into waterways and to lock an environmental-funding pledge into state budgets for at least the next three years.
Gov. DeSantis To Expand Efforts On Eliminating Pythons From Florida EvergladesPythons have been terrorizing South Florida for several years, but Gov. Ron DeSantis' announcement on Wednesday could help crack down on the invasive species.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Approves Replacing Expressway AuthorityWith a legal battle already brewing about the issue, Gov. Ron DeSantis on Wednesday signed a bill that eliminates the Miami-Dade County Expressway Authority and replaces it with the newly created Greater Miami Expressway Agency.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis Signs Bill Providing Veterans With Alternative Treatment Options For Brain Injuries, PTSDA series of alternative treatment options could soon be available to U.S. military veterans with traumatic brain injuries or post-traumatic stress disorder, under a law signed Wednesday by Gov. Ron DeSantis.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Signs Bill To Change Environmental EnforcementGov. Ron DeSantis signed into law Tuesday a measure that will shift 19 law enforcement officers focused on environmental crimes from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission to the Department of Environmental Protection.
Underground Power Lines Bill Goes To Governor DeSantisGov. Ron DeSantis on Tuesday formally received a bill that could lead to an expansion of underground power lines in Florida, with supporters touting the measure as a way to help reduce electricity outages after hurricanes.