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Tallahassee, FL - In an effort to track and slow the spread of COVID-19 in Florida, the Department of Health is asking Floridians to fill  out the online "Stronger Than C-19 " survey. Officials … more
Tallahassee, FL - With budget proposals that offer pay increases for state workers and elevate funding for the environment, House and Senate appropriations committees Wednesday unanimously backed … more
Tallahassee, FL - A Tampa Republican lawmaker on Friday called for an audit of the state’s overwhelmed unemployment-compensation system, as work was underway to finalize a paper version of … 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 - Thousands of current and prospective international students in Florida are facing uncertainty about their immigration status, as COVID-19 could continue to disrupt the … 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 - 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 - 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 - State law enforcement officials continue to review Attorney General Ashley Moody’s request to investigate former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg for helping Florida … 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 - In a case that could have a dramatic impact on the state’s pot industry, the Florida Supreme Court made the unusual move Wednesday of hearing a second round of arguments … more
Tallahassee, FL - Warning that allowing plaintiffs to vote would “inflict irreparable harm upon the state,” lawyers for Gov. Ron DeSantis’ administration asked a federal appeals … more
Tallahassee, FL - Saying society needs to "function," Gov. Ron DeSantis vowed Tuesday to keep Florida open despite a recent surge in the number of people infected with COVID-19. “We are not … more
Tallahassee, FL - LGBTQ advocates are hailing Monday’s (June 16th) landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision that gay, lesbian and transgender workers are covered by federal anti-discrimination … more
Tallahassee, FL -  Negotiations on a wide range of budget issues can begin soon as the House and Senate are poised Thursday to approve record spending proposals for next fiscal year. With … more
Tallahassee, FL - Saying “this court cannot remedy what the state broke,” a federal judge on Friday reluctantly refused to give Floridians more time to register to vote after a state … more
Tallahassee, FL - Fewer than one in four hospital adult intensive-care unit beds statewide are empty, according to data updated Wednesday by the state Agency for Health Care Administration. … 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
Daytona Beach, FL - Seven inmates at a Daytona Beach state prison have tested positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, the Florida Department of Corrections announced … more
Tallahassee, FL - Gov. Ron DeSantis is asking a federal appeals court to put on hold a ruling that would pave the way for hundreds of thousands of Floridians who have been convicted of felonies to … more
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