Gov. Ron DeSantis Announces He'll Pardon Plantation Gym OwnerGov. Ron DeSantis announced Thursday he'll pardon the Plantation gym owner who was arrested several times for not enforcing mask orders during the pandemic.
'That Niche Will Get Filled': Ron DeSantis Not Concerned If Norwegian Cruises Out Of FloridaMiami-based Norwegian Cruise Lines is the third-largest cruise line in the world, but Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis doesn't seem to mind if the company pulls its business from the state due to vaccine requirements.
Gov. Ron DeSantis Signs 'Alcohol To Go' Into LawGov. Ron DeSantis signed into law Thursday a bill that makes permanent a popular COVID-19 emergency order allowing restaurants to sell alcoholic drinks with take-home meals.
Gov. Ron DeSantis Signs Bill To Combat Flooding Ahead Of Hurricane SeasonThe governor stopped into Tarpon Springs Wednesday where he signed a bill establishing a funding program that will provide grants to communities impacted by floods.
Gov. Ron DeSantis Issues State Of Emergency Over Colonial Pipeline ShutdownAgriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried, whose office oversees gas stations, says at the moment Florida is fine.
Groups Challenge Constitutionality Of Protest LawArguing that a new law is intended to “suppress the viewpoints of Black-led organizations and their allies,” a coalition of groups Tuesday challenged the constitutionality of changes championed by Gov. Ron DeSantis to crack down on violent protests.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis Signs Controversial School Vouchers Billaying the state is blowing up “tired old narratives,” Gov. Ron DeSantis on Tuesday signed a measure designed to lead to a major expansion of school vouchers but some lawmakers and the United Teachers of Dade fiercely oppose the measure.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis Signs Bill Banning Local Gun RegulationsAmid a legal battle that could be decided by the Florida Supreme Court, Gov. Ron DeSantis has signed a measure that will ratchet up a ban on local gun regulations.
Citizen Initiatives Will Be Harder To Get On Florida BallotFlorida Republicans have succeeded in making it more difficult for voters to change the state constitution under a bill Gov. Ron DeSantis signed Friday.
Judge Set To Hear Arguments In Florida's Fight Against Cruise Ship RestrictionsA U.S. district judge will hear arguments Wednesday in Florida’s request for a preliminary injunction against federal restrictions that have idled the cruise-ship industry during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Local Political Leaders Want Gov. Ron DeSantis To Move Up Special Election For Alcee Hastings Congressional SeatCivil rights groups and some local political leaders, including Broward Supervisor of Elections Joe Scott, are calling on Florida Governor Ron DeSantis to hold a timely special election for Southeast Florida’s Congressional District 20 to replace Congressman Alcee Hastings, who recently passed.
Gov. Ron DeSantis Signs Florida's Controversial Voting BillGov. Ron DeSantis signed into law Senate Bill 90, Florida’s controversial voting bill which critics say curbs access to mail-in voting in the state.
Florida Democrats, NAACP Blast Gov. DeSantis For Signing Controversial Voting BillReaction has been swift from Florida Democrats and the NAACP after Governor Ron DeSantis signed a controversial voting bill.
Critics Slam New Vote By Mail Restrictions, Cite Voter Suppression & Violation Of First Amendment RightsBroward's Supervisor of Elections Joe Scott said new restrictive voting legislation signed by Governor Ron DeSantis will make it more difficult for some voters to cast their ballot.
Gov. Ron DeSantis To Unemployed: Start Looking For A JobUnemployed Floridians receiving state benefits will soon have to provide proof that they're looking for a job.