Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Trip To Israel From Plantation TempleFlorida Governor Ron DeSantis said Tuesday his first international excursion on behalf of the state will begin May 25, as he makes a previously announced trip to Israel after the legislative session.
Housing Vouchers End For Florida Survivors Of Hurricane MichaelHousing vouchers allowing hundreds of Florida residents affected by Hurricane Michael to stay at hotels after the Category 4 storm have expired.
Florida Jobless Rate Up Slightly In FebruaryFlorida’s jobless rate ticked up in February for the second straight month, according to numbers released Friday by the state Department of Economic Opportunity.
Bill That Would Ban Sanctuary Cities Moves Forward In Florida LegislatureA Florida House version of a bill that bans so-called sanctuary cities is now moving forward.
Gov. DeSantis Pursues New School Voucher ProgramGov. Ron DeSantis said Friday he wants to create a new “equal opportunity” voucher program to eliminate a waiting list of about 14,000 low-income students seeking to use state-backed scholarships to attend private schools.
Gov. DeSantis Wants Accountability Via Statewide Grand Jury; Issues Executive Order To Increase School SafetyNearly one year after the tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis issued an executive order to increase school safety.
Gov. DeSantis Wants $423 Million To Reward Teachers, PrincipalsGov. Ron DeSantis said Thursday he wants to plow nearly $423 million into a new effort to reward teachers and principals.
House Republican Files Proposal To Ban ‘Fracking’ In FloridaWith the idea getting support from Gov. Ron DeSantis, a House Republican has filed a proposal to ban the oil and gas-drilling process known as “fracking” in Florida.
Florida Supreme Court Rejects Challenge On School FundingA sharply divided Florida Supreme Court rejected a nearly decade-old lawsuit Friday that claimed the state isn’t living up to its constitutional requirement to provide a “high quality” education for all.
Gun Law, Hurricanes Added To State Courts’ WorkloadThe state’s new gun law is keeping courts busy, and the state Supreme Court also says lawsuits over hurricane disputes could be on the rise.
Florida Election Officials Prepare To Register Former FelonsDespite any clear instructions from top state officials, many local election supervisors in Florida say they will soon start accepting voter applications from former convicted felons.