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.
Needle Exchange, Human Trafficking Bills SignedGov. Ron DeSantis on Wednesday signed 15 bills, including a measure that allows needle-exchange programs across the state and a plan to help curb human trafficking.
Human Trafficking, Expressway Bills Go To Gov. Ron DeSantisContinuing a flurry of activity before the end of the month, the Legislature on Wednesday sent a dozen bills to Gov. Ron DeSantis, including proposals that would toughen human-trafficking laws and create a new expressway agency in Miami-Dade County.
Medicaid Retroactive Eligibility Plan ApprovedA move to eliminate a 90-day Medicaid retroactive eligibility period will continue for at least another year.
Florida School Funding Formula To Get ReviewGov. Ron DeSantis on Friday signed a budget-related bill that could lead to changes in a long-controversial formula for divvying up money among school districts.
Democratic Hopeful Pete Buttigieg Says He Can Work With Gov. DeSantis On Environment, SchoolsPresidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg says he would set aside politics and work with Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis to fund “good” environmental projects.