Tallahassee Girding For Protests Ahead Of Presidential InaugurationState and local law enforcement agencies in Tallahassee are bracing for potential protests at the Florida Capitol this weekend and early next week, although officials say there are no specific threats right now.
Florida Governor Ron Desantis Vows To ‘Act Very Quickly’ If Disorderly Protests Erupt At State CapitolGov. Ron DeSantis warned Tuesday that law enforcement “reinforcements” will be on hand if anyone plans to participate in armed protests at the state Capitol.
Florida Police Break Up Huge College Parties As COVID Cases SpreadAs coronavirus cases spike among Florida State University students, Tallahassee police said Sunday they broke up a party at an off-campus student apartment complex that involved about 700 vehicles and more than 1,000 attendees.
Florida Black Lives Matter Activist Oluwatoyin Salau Found DeadFriends and family are mourning the death of 19-year-old Oluwatoyin Salau, a Black Lives Matter protester who was found dead after disappearing earlier this month.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis' Budget Would Trim ‘Earmarks’Florida lawmakers got another message to expect a lean year for bringing home budget bacon.
Florida Gov. Ron Desantis' Budget Proposal Doesn’t Count On Gambling MoneyA $91.4 billion budget proposal released Monday by Gov. Ron DeSantis does not include money from the Seminole Tribe of Florida, though DeSantis appeared to hold out the possibility of reaching a gambling deal with the tribe.
Tax ‘Holidays’ Start Rolling In Florida SenateTax breaks on hurricane and back-to-school supplies, expected to be in the mix for any tax package lawmakers cook up during the 2020 legislative session, drew initial support Tuesday in the Florida Senate.
Windshield Repairs Fuel Insurance Battle In FloridaAn effort to crack down on alleged fraud in the auto-glass repair industry, particularly along the Interstate 4 corridor, is spurring an insurance battle in the state Legislature.
Anti-Fracking Bill Emerges In The Florida HouseA proposal backed by environmentalists to ban fracking in Florida was introduced Wednesday in the House, two days after a similar measure cleared its first Senate committee.
Florida Lawmakers Take Aim At Sunscreen BanIn light of Key West banning the sale of sunscreens that contain chemicals believed to harm coral reefs, Florida lawmakers are fast-tracking proposals that would undo the local regulation.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis' Teacher Pay Plan Faces QuestionsGov. Ron DeSantis on Tuesday continued his full-throated support of a plan to increase minimum teacher salaries in Florida to $47,500, but Senate President Bill Galvano cautioned it might be difficult to carry out.