Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, Seminole Tribe Hammer Out Gambling DealGovernor Ron DeSantis and the Seminole Tribe are set to sign off on a sweeping gambling deal that would bring sports betting to Florida and rake at least $2.5 billion into state coffers over the next five years, according to sources in the governor’s office.
Gov. Ron DeSantis Signs Agreement To Continue Work On Key Reservoir Aiding In Everglades RestorationGov. Ron DeSantis has signed an agreement with the Army Corps of Engineers that will continue work on a key reservoir meant to aid in Everglades restoration.
Governor Ron DeSantis Sued Over Florida's New 'Anti-Riot' LawCivil-rights attorneys are challenging a new set of state laws that establish a crime of “mob intimidation” and enhance penalties for riot-related violence and looting, arguing in a federal lawsuit that the measures unconstitutionally “seek to arrest the peaceful expression of free speech.”
'That's Not Going To Happen Here': Gov. Ron DeSantis Signs Controversial Protest Crackdown Bill Into LawWith the stroke of a pen, Governor Ron DeSantis signed a controversial law and order bill into law which aimed at cracking down on unruly and violent protests.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Doesn't Believe Unemployment Benefit Increase Is NeededGov. Ron DeSantis said Friday he opposes raising Florida's unemployment benefits, which are some of the nation's lowest, because he's more focused instead on getting people back to work.
Florida Plans To Clean up Old Piney Point Phosphate PlantThe state expects to put more than $115 million toward closing the site of a former phosphate plant where a reservoir leak set off a wastewater crisis in Manatee County.
'We're Following The Recommendation To Pause': Gov. DeSantis Said Florida Will Suspend Use Of Johnson & Johnson VaccineGovernor Ron DeSantis said the state will follow the recommendation of the Centers for Disease Control and Food and Drug Administration and pause the use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, GOP Pile Up Political CashWith a $5.14 million haul in March, Gov. Ron DeSantis’ political committee raised more than $9 million in the first three months of 2021 as he prepares to run for re-election.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis Blasts YouTube, Google For Censorship After COVID-19 Roundtable Video RemovedGov. Ron DeSantis on Monday railed against YouTube and Google for removing a video of a COVID-19 discussion he had with scientists who oppose government lockdowns, school closures and mask wearing, calling it “censorship.”
'Help Is On The Way': Gov. Ron DeSantis Files Lawsuit Against Feds, CDC To Reopen Cruise Ship IndustryFlorida Governor Ron DeSantis is filing a lawsuit against the federal government and the CDC demanding that cruise ships be opened immediately, he announced on Thursday.
South Florida Officials Urge CDC To Lift Restrictions On Cruising IndustryJust one day after Florida filed a lawsuit against the federal government and the CDC to demand cruise ships be allowed to begin sailing immediately, cruise executives along with local politicians, and hospitality and tourism industry leaders are holding a news conference at PortMiami on Friday afternoon.
'Their Narrative Was A Piece Of Horse Manure': Gov. Ron DeSantis Fires Back At 60 Minutes Report Critical Of Florida's COVID-19 Vaccine RolloutFlorida Governor Ron DeSantis held a news conference in Panama City on Tuesday to talk about long-term recovery from Hurricane Michael, but DeSantis started and ended the news conference with strong words about a 60 Minutes report which criticized the state’s alleged pay-to-play COVID-19 vaccine rollout.
Gov. Ron DeSantis Signs Order That Blocks COVID-19 'Passports'Gov. Ron DeSantis has issued an executive order barring government agencies from issuing COVID-19 “passports” and preventing Florida businesses from requiring customers to show documentation that they have been vaccinated or have recovered from COVID-19 before gaining entrance.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Demands Enforcement Of Federal Immigration LawFlorida Governor Ron DeSantis held a news conference Thursday demanding that the federal government ensure the transfer of criminal aliens to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facilities upon completion of their state prison terms.
Gov. Ron DeSantis Proposes $1,000 Bonuses For Florida Teachers, PrincipalsGovernor Ron DeSantis announced Wednesday a proposal that would give $1,000 bonuses to Florida public school principals and full-time teachers.