Gov. Ron DeSantis Secures Additional $5.1 Million For Election Cyber SecurityGovernor Ron DeSantis has pledged an additional five million dollars to ensure the security of Florida elections.
Florida Task Force Tackles Toxic AlgaeReducing harmful nutrients in state waters, through moves such as more monitoring and staffing, is an expected short-term goal of a new task force set up by Gov. Ron DeSantis to look at toxic algae fouling Florida waterways.
State-Backed Citizens Insurance Grapples With Thousands Of LawsuitsGov. Ron DeSantis and Florida lawmakers this spring approved a plan to overhaul the controversial insurance practice known as “assignment of benefits” --- and put new restrictions on lawsuits against insurers.
August Execution Set For Florida Killer Who Targeted Gay MenA convicted killer in Florida who authorities say targeted gay men is scheduled to be executed later this summer.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Signs Bill For Foreign Drug ImportationGovernor Ron DeSantis signs legislation that could allow Floridians to gain access to cheaper prescription drugs from Canada and elsewhere.
Florida Board Of Medicine Signs Off On Medical Marijuana ChangesWhile some members expressed concern about patients smoking medical marijuana, the Florida Board of Medicine has approved forms for doctors to use in ordering smokable pot.
Scot Peterson Arrest Adds Wrinkle To Former BSO Sheriff Scott Israel’s AppealWith a hearing poised to start next week on the fate of suspended Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel, one of his attorneys suggested Monday that the case could be affected by the arrest of Scot Peterson, the former resource officer at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
Official Tells Florida Democrats To Expect Recount In 2020The new voter protection director for Florida Democrats told party activists on Saturday that they should assume there will be a recount during next year's presidential election.
Feds Give $480M To Florida Timber Industry After Hurricane Michael DamageParts of the Florida panhandle are still recovering from devastating Hurricane Michael.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Says Meeting In Israel Didn't Violate LawA lawsuit claiming the governor violated state constitution during a recent Cabinet meeting held in Israel is frivolous, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis said Tuesday.
Florida Officials Cheer Passage Of Federal Disaster Aid BillA long delayed disaster bill has finally passed Congress.
Gov. Ron DeSantis Returns To Florida Following Trade Mission In IsraelGov. Ron DeSantis wraps up his business-development trip to Israel and heads back to Florida Friday.
Florida School ‘Guardian’ Program Allowing Armed Teachers Is GrowingAn executive order signed by Gov. Ron DeSantis in February helped increase the number of counties participating in a controversial “guardian” program that allows school staff members to be armed on campus, Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran said Thursday.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Meets With Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Visits Western WallThe final full day of a trip to Israel by Gov. Ron DeSantis and a Florida delegation will include a meeting with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, a roundtable discussion on school safety and security and a visit to the Old City of Jerusalem.
During Florida Cabinet Meeting Held In Israel, Gov. DeSantis Signs Bill To Curb Anti-SemitismFlanked by Florida elected officials in Israel, Gov. Ron DeSantis on Wednesday ceremonially signed a measure that prohibits anti-Semitic speech in the state’s public schools and universities.