Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Praised, Criticized On Environmental SpendingGov. Ron DeSantis drew praise as “a true environmental leader” but was also criticized for not putting more money toward the Florida Forever program and failing to adequately prepare the state for climate change as he released a proposed $91.4 billion budget on Monday.
Florida Gov. Ron Desantis' Budget Proposal Doesn’t Count On Gambling MoneyA $91.4 billion budget proposal released Monday by Gov. Ron DeSantis does not include money from the Seminole Tribe of Florida, though DeSantis appeared to hold out the possibility of reaching a gambling deal with the tribe.
President Trump Addresses Healthcare Agenda During Central Florida Visit, Signs Executive OrderPresident Donald Trump visited the Sunshine State Thursday afternoon to talk about his administration’s healthcare agenda and to sign an executive order related to “improving the Medicare program in the United States."
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, First Lady Casey DeSantis Expecting Third ChildGov. Ron DeSantis and First Lady Casey DeSantis announced Thursday that their family of four is growing to a crew of five.
Florida Lawmakers Will Weigh Teacher Salaries, BonusesGov. Ron DeSantis has been tight-lipped about the details of his teacher-compensation plan for the upcoming legislative session, but this week he suggested doing away with a controversial bonus program.
Florida Shifts Into Dorian Assistance ModeFlorida emergency management efforts shifted Thursday from storm preparation to providing assistance as Hurricane Dorian, after devastating the Bahamas and skirting Florida’s East Coast, threatened to cause heavy damage in the Carolinas.
Florida Governor Ron Desantis Points To Possible ‘Category 4-Plus’ StormGov. Ron DeSantis warned Floridians to heed local evacuation calls as Hurricane Dorian could be a “Category 4-plus” storm that lingers over the state after making landfall early next week on the East Coast.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, Cabinet Fire Top Financial RegulatorFlorida’s top financial regulator was fired Thursday by Gov. Ron DeSantis and Cabinet members, after a controversy sparked by an employee lodging a sexual harassment complaint.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Vows 'Vigorous' Scrutiny Into Guardianship ProgramFlorida Gov. Ron DeSantis has vowed to vigorously scrutinize the state's embattled guardianship program following revelations of potential wrongdoing.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis Could Soon Get State PlaneFlorida officials could soon finalize a deal to buy a business jet to fly Gov. Ron DeSantis.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, FDOT Seek To Scuttle Expressway LawsuitGov. Ron DeSantis and the Florida Department of Transportation are urging a circuit judge to dismiss a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of a new law that overhauls the operation of expressways in Miami-Dade County.
Injunction Sought In Battle To Replace Miami-Dade County Expressway AuthorityWithin hours of Gov. Ron DeSantis signing a bill Wednesday to replace the Miami-Dade County Expressway Authority, attorneys for the authority renewed a court fight to try to block the changes.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis Signs Criminal Justice PackageFlorida will soon see the first change in 35 years to the legal threshold for felony theft after Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a criminal-justice package into law on Friday.
From Budget To Vaping, New Florida Laws Take Effect Florida’s record $90.98 billion spending plan for next fiscal year and more than 100 new laws will hit the books Monday.
Groups Quickly Challenge State Over Felons Rights' LawShortly after Gov. Ron DeSantis signed an omnibus elections bill Friday, a coalition of voting-rights and civil-rights groups announced they had filed a federal lawsuit challenging the state's plan for carrying out a constitutional amendment designed to restore felons' voting rights.