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.
Florida School Enrollment Falls Short Of ProjectionsFlorida has about 17,000 fewer students in its kindergarten-to-high school system than lawmakers anticipated this year, a new report shows.
DeSantis Meets With Trump At White House President Donald Trump welcomed governors-elect from both parties to the White House on Thursday.
Change On The Horizon For Florida's Medical Marijuana IndustryThe advent of a new administration with Gov.-elect Ron DeSantis at the helm could bring a sharp turnaround in how Florida officials approach the state’s highly regulated medical marijuana industry.
Gov.-Elect DeSantis Plans ‘Thank You’ Tour Across FloridaFlorida Republican Gov.-elect Ron DeSantis and is planning a series of rallies around the state that he’s calling a “Thank You Tour.”
Florida Governor Rick Scott To Stay As Governor Through Full TermGov. Rick Scott announced Tuesday that he will serve out his full second term under an arrangement that will lead to a five-day delay in the Republican joining the U.S. Senate next month.
Florida Continues Record Tourism PaceFlorida drew an estimated 30.7 million visitors during the third quarter of 2018.
DeSantis Chooses Broward County Republican Shane Strum As Chief Of StaffIn the first of his high-profile administration hires, Gov.-elect Ron DeSantis on Monday tapped Shane Strum, a Broward County Republican who’s worked for two other governors, to serve as his chief of staff.
Record Number Of Tourists Heading To FloridaThe Sunshine State keeps setting records on the number of tourists headed to Florida.
Sunshine State Sees Snow In Gainesville, JacksonvilleIt looks like Florida hasn't been left out in the cold after reports of snow fell in the northern part of the state amid a historic winter storm in the northeast.