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Tallahassee, FL - Walmart will start offering COVID-19 vaccinations on Friday at about 30 percent of the company’s stores in Florida, as the state continues to focus on giving shots to … more
Tallahassee, FL - First-time unemployment claims continue to increase in Florida, with an estimated 71,046 new applications coming in last week, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. The … more
Tallahassee, FL - Amid problems in Florida’s property-insurance market, a Senate committee Tuesday backed a controversial proposal that could lead to many policyholders picking up more of the … more
Tallahassee, FL - Gov. Ron DeSantis is asking lawmakers for a $285 million increase in public-school funding in the coming year and to keep tuition rates flat for college and university students --- … more
Tallahassee, FL - An effort to enhance penalties associated with violent protests, create new crimes when mobs attack property or police and make it difficult for cities to trim law-enforcement … more
Tallahassee, FL - Florida’s jobless rate dipped 0.2 percentage points in December amid what state officials said is growing economic confidence as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. The state … more
Tallahassee, FL - In a potentially major change to the Florida Retirement System, a Senate Republican on Thursday proposed a bill that would require new state employees to enroll in a … more
Tallahassee, FL - After preparation for potentially large-scale protests, only about 10 supporters of President Donald Trump waved signs to motorists outside Florida’s Capitol on Wednesday as … more
Tallahassee, FL - Abortion opponents will seek approval during this year’s legislative session of a bill that would prevent abortions beyond five months of pregnancy. The bill, which was … more
Tallahassee, FL - Gov Ron DeSantis announced on Tuesday that he is expanding the Publix supermarket chain’s “footprint” in COVID-19 vaccination efforts and is sending vaccine … more
Tallahassee, FL - Florida Power & Light on Monday took an initial step toward seeking approval of a four-year rate plan that would increase the amount of money customers pay and finish … more
Tallahassee, FL - Saying it is designed to quash voices of Black and brown people, Florida Democratic lawmakers on Monday excoriated a proposal pushed by Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis and legislative … more
Tallahassee, FL - Three men identified as Floridians are among 13 individuals arrested for federal crimes involving the storming of the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday. The U.S. Department of Justice … more
Tallahassee, FL - Graduation rates for Florida high school students ticked up this year, with 90 percent of students graduating, according to a state Department of Education report released this … more
Tallahassee, FL - Fraudsters who mislead the public about access to COVID-19 vaccinations could be charged with a third-degree felony and sued in civil court, under a measure championed by House … more
Orlando, FL - It's a bit of a drive, 71 miles, but COVID-19 vaccinations are available at Orlando International Drive beginning next Tuesday, January 12th. You can sign up at … more
Tallahassee, FL - State lawmakers are speaking out against President Donald Trump and demanding that Vice President Mike Pence invokes the 25th amendment following Wednesday's insurrection … more
Tallahassee, FL - After the COVID-19 pandemic caused millions of people to lose jobs in 2020, a Senate Democrat on Wednesday filed a proposal that would increase the amount and duration of state … more
Tallahassee, FL - Florida Republicans decried scenes of chaos and violence in the U.S. Capitol Wednesday, after supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the building and shut down congressional … more
Tallahassee, FL - Amid increasing pressure from outgoing President Donald Trump, Florida Republican U.S. Sens. Marco Rubio and Rick Scott are staying tight-lipped on how they will vote Wednesday … more
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