Gov. Ron DeSantis Signs COVID-19 Lawsuit Protection BillGovernor Ron DeSantis has signed a bill into law that will protect Florida businesses, governments, and healthcare providers from coronavirus lawsuits if they made a good effort to follow guidelines to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Gov. Ron DeSantis Says He Won’t Mandate Floridians Get COVID VaccineGov. Ron DeSantis said he will not mandate that Floridians get the COVID-19 vaccine and opposes the idea of vaccine passports.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis Calls On CDC To Lift Cruise No-Sail OrderSouth Florida is the cruise capital of the U.S. and the continuing CDC no-sail order due to the COVID-19 pandemic is crippling the industry. That's why Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and Attorney General Ashley Moody are now considering legal avenues to challenge those federal guidelines as efforts continue to convince the CDC to lift restrictions.
Florida Rescinds Nursing Home Visitation OrdersGov. Ron DeSantis’ administration has swept away four emergency orders dealing with visitors to nursing homes, just days before the Legislature is poised to pass a bill that would help shield the facilities from lawsuits associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Gov. Ron DeSantis Proposes Federal Money For Workforce EffortsGov. Ron DeSantis is asking lawmakers to approve creating two workforce education programs by using $75 million in federal coronavirus relief funds.
Gov. Ron DeSantis: Vaccine Age Eligibility Lowered To 50 Beginning Next MondayMore Floridians will be eligible for the coronavirus vaccine beginning next week.
Florida House Set To Take Up Protest BillThe House is slated next week to consider a controversial bill that would crack down on violent protests and take a series of other law-and-order steps, as Democrats argue the measure would violate First Amendment rights and have a chilling effect on peaceful protests.
Gov. Ron DeSantis Says State Won’t Be ‘Doing Any Vaccine Passports’Gov. Ron DeSantis held a public health roundtable in Tallahassee Thursday morning to discuss the state's response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Gov. Ron DeSantis Proposes $1,000 Payment To Every First Responder In FloridaGovernor Ron DeSantis held a press conference in Tallahassee on Tuesday afternoon to talk about his proposal outlining how to utilize a portion of federal funds the state is expected to receive via the recently signed American Rescue Plan Act.
Miami-Dade Mayor Daniella Levine Cava Criticizes Governor’s Order Waiving Local COVID FinesMiami-Dade Mayor Daniella Levine Cava is pushing back against the governor's ban on local coronavirus fines.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Does Not Expect Widespread COVID Vaccine Demand For Those Under 55 Years Of AgeFlorida Governor Ron DeSantis is facing tough questions on Friday about when he will open up vaccine eligibility for people under sixty.
Gov. Ron DeSantis Suggests COVID-19 Vaccine May Be Available To Everyone In AprilCiting increasing COVID-19 vaccine supply as a factor, Governor Ron DeSantis suggested Thursday that vaccinations for the general public could come as early as April.
Gov. DeSantis: Florida Could Soon Lower COVID Vaccine Age Eligibility To 55 And UpNext Monday those 60 and older will be eligible for the COVID vaccine and Governor Ron DeSantis has said after that they may soon that lower it to 55 and up before eventually opening it up to the public.
Gov. Ron DeSantis Announces Executive Order To Remit Any Fines Related To Local COVID RestrictionsIt appears Gov. Ron DeSantis is canceling almost all COVID-related fines.
Gov. DeSantis Says People 60 And Older Eligible For COVID-19 Vaccine Beginning Next WeekThe DeSantis administration will be broadening the age of eligibility for the COVID-19 next week.