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One Florida city is not just talking about improving our environment, they're actually taking action. Oak Hill broke ground today to convert septic systems in Indian Harbor Estates to a more … more
Tallahassee, FL (NSF) - After high-profile disputes in various parts of the country about shuttering churches during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Florida Senate is poised to take up a proposal … more
Critical public employees that own homes in Florida will be eligible for extra homestead tax exemptions under a new bill, House Joint Resolution 1 (HRJ1). more
Tallahassee, FL (NSF) - Senators revived a proposal Wednesday to create a $1 billion fund that Gov. Ron DeSantis could use at his discretion during emergencies he declares. The Senate … more
Tallahassee, FL (NSF) - A federal judge sparred Friday with an attorney representing University of Florida leaders in a lawsuit filed by professors challenging a school policy that gives … more
Tallahassee, FL -The U.S. Department of Education has approved Florida’s plan for how the state intends to spend billions of dollars in federal aid for schools after money was withheld because … more
Tallahassee, FL (NSF) - Gov. Ron DeSantis said Thursday the state is shipping about 1 million at-home coronavirus tests to nursing homes and assisted living facilities, with the kits set to arrive … more
Tallahassee, FL (NSF) - School districts could adopt policies that lead to installing cameras in classrooms and requiring teachers in the classrooms to wear microphones, under a House proposal filed … more
Tallahassee, FL (NSF) - Saying it is “clear the pandemic is not over,” top university system officials are asking students and employees to wear masks on campus and get booster shots … more
Tallahassee, FL - Gov. Ron DeSantis recently released a $99.7 billion budget blueprint for the 2022 legislative session and has touted a series of other proposals. Here are 10 of DeSantis’ … more
Tallahassee, FL - As the number of COVID-19 cases in Florida have increased this month, hospitalizations also have gone up. Data posted online Monday by the U.S. Department of Health and Human … more
Tallahassee, FL - The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will hear arguments during the week of March 21 in a challenge to a 2018 Florida law that prevents people under age 21 from buying … more
Daytona Beach, FL - As more people got tested for COVID before the holidays, the number of new cases rose by more than 400 percent from the week ending Dec. 16, 2021 with 29,519 new cases reported … more
Tallahassee, FL (NSF) - The Citizens Property Insurance Corp. Board of Governors this week will consider a proposal that could lead to average rate increases of 7.3 percent for homeowners. The … more
Tallahassee, FL (NSF) - Wildlife officials, now teaming with the state’s largest electric utility, have approved an unusual step of feeding manatees that face another winter of limited food … more
Tallahassee, FL - The ability to safely get to and from the places we need and want to go with or without a car is the objective of the Florida Department of Transportation's (FDOT) Safe Mobility for … more
Tallahassee, FL - Alleging violations of First Amendment rights, six University of Florida professors on Friday asked a federal judge to issue an injunction against a policy at the center of a … more
Tallahassee, FL (NSF) - Senate President Wilton Simpson this week backed a controversial proposal that could open local governments to more lawsuits, while also suggesting lawmakers might revisit a … more
Tallahassee, FL (NSF) - Amid a tumultuous time for school boards, a Florida Senate panel Tuesday backed a proposed constitutional amendment that could lead to partisan races for school-board … more
Tallahassee, FL (NSF) - Florida lawmakers Tuesday started moving forward with an effort to direct money in the fight against toxic algae toward long-term solutions and freshwater bodies. The … more
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