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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
Tallahassee, FL - Six years after same-sex marriages began in Florida, a House Democrat on Monday filed a bill that would delete a ban on such marriages from state law. U.S. District Judge … more
Tallahassee, FL - With more than 1,000 reported deaths in less than two weeks, the number of Florida residents who have died of COVID-19 exceeded 21,000 on Saturday, according to the state Department … more
Tallahassee, FL - It will be a lot harder to put proposed constitutional amendments on the 2022 ballot in Florida. Heavy turnout in this year’s election and a new law that seeks to limit … more
Tallahassee, FL - First-time jobless claims dropped last week in Florida, as the state is set to issue a monthly report Friday that will detail unemployment data amid a rapidly increasing number … more
Tallahassee, FL - As Gov. Ron DeSantis and health officials celebrated the arrival of a COVID-19 vaccine on Monday, Florida reported that more than 20,000 residents have died from the disease, … more
Tallahassee, FL - The first wave of coronavirus vaccinations began in Florida on Monday, with health-care workers in Tampa and Jacksonville among the first to get inoculated. Gov. Ron … more
Tallahassee, FL - With nearly 180,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses slated to head this way, Gov. Ron DeSantis acknowledged on Friday that the amount coming to Florida  is less than what he … more
Tallahassee, FL - A statewide grand jury studying school safety issued an interim report Thursday that tore into Florida’s mental-health system, saying that “deficiencies in funding, … more
Tallahassee, FL - Participating in a White House vaccine summit on Tuesday, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis outlined what appeared to be the state’s final COVID-19 vaccine distribution … more
Tallahassee, FL - While holiday travel is expected to decline this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Florida Highway Patrol is out in force this week on interstates and major highways, … more
Tallahassee, FL - Despite some “small scale issues,” the League of Women Voters of Florida on Monday commended state and local elections officials for safely carrying out “a … more
Tallahassee, FL - Florida hospitalizations due to COVID-19 have increased by 25 percent over the last two weeks and more than 35 percent in the last 30 days, according to a top Florida health care … more
Tallahassee, FL - Brothers and sisters aren’t speaking to each other. Golf foursomes have been permanently scratched. Political activists have screamed themselves hoarse. A bitterly … more
Tallahassee, FL - Appearing at a Jacksonville charter school, Gov. Ron DeSantis and Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran on Tuesday touted their efforts to reopen classrooms this fall amid … more
Tallahassee, FL - Campaigning Friday in Fort Myers, President Donald Trump pledged to deliver a COVID-19 vaccine to many senior citizens free of charge through a partnership with two major pharmacy … more
Tallahassee, FL - A national COVID-19 “dashboard” released Wednesday by AARP shows that the death rate of Florida nursing-home residents over a recent four-week period exceeded the … more
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