Governor DeSantis Proclaims September as Florida Preparedness MonthAs recovery efforts continue for hurricane Ida, Governor Ron DeSantis issued a proclamation Thursday in an effort to prepare as Florida enters the peak of hurricane season.
Florida's Tax-Free Holiday, Freedom Week Runs July 1 Thru July 7Florida's first ever Freedom Week, a tax free holiday on many purchases in the state is open from July 1 through July 7, 2021.
Local LGBTQ Group Reacts To Florida's New Transgender Athlete LawOne local group is speaking out after Governor Ron DeSantis signed a bill banning transgender girls from participating in girls’ and women's’ public school sports.
President DeSantis? Many Feel The Florida Governor Is Poised For A 2024 RunMany now believe that Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has a clear pathway to running for president in 2024, emerging from the coronavirus pandemic as the most recognizable Republican governor in the country.
Hillsborough County Commission Extends Local State Of EmergencyThe Hillsborough County Commission voted to extend the county’s state of emergency despite the governor’s executive order.
Governor DeSantis Expands COVID-19 Vaccine EligibilityGovernor Ron DeSantis expanded COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to people under 65 who are at high risk, school employees and law enforcement officers.
Manatee County To Require Proof Of Residence To Receive COVID-19 VaccineThe Manatee County Department of Health is starting to require proof of residence to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. This requirement is expected to be imposed when the next round of COVID-19 vaccines are delivered to Manatee County.
First Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Administered At Tampa General HospitalThis week, people in the Tampa area are receiving the first round of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine.
Florida's Voter Registration Site-Crash Causes Stir On Social MediaA social media storm erupted overnight after Florida’s voter registration site stopped working just hours before deadline. Dozens of politicians and a number of organizations have responded online about the glitch calling on state officials to fix the problem Monday.
Hillsborough County School Board Schedules Emergency Meeting TomorrowThe Hillsborough County School Board will hold an emergency meeting Friday at 8am to decide if Hillsborough County Schools will reopen August 31, 2020 as planned.
Gov. DeSantis Announces Next Steps To Strengthen Electric Vehicle Infrastructure In Florida“The installation of these charging stations will greatly extend the range for electric vehicle travelers throughout our state,” said Senator Debbie Mayfield. “Under the great leadership of Governor DeSantis, we are continuing to improve our transportation infrastructure while also improving air quality as we lead Florida into a new era of technological innovation.”
Gov. DeSantis Announces Recommendations To Reopen Florida Education SystemsGovernor Ron DeSantis and Commissioner Richard Corcoran's recommendations for local communities to consider as they finalize plans to re-open safe and healthy schools that are set up for success.
Trump Threatens To Move RNC From North Carolina, Georgia and Florida Governors Extend InvitesWhen President Donald Trump threatened to pull the Republican National Convention out of North Carolina, where it is expected to be held in late August, the governors of Georgia and Florida have offered to host the event.
Gov. DeSantis Approves Universal Orlando Resort's Plan To Reopen June 5 Following Coronavirus ClosingUniversal Studios Florida, Universal’s Islands of Adventure and Universal’s Volcano Bay will welcome guests beginning June 5 following the Coronavirus closures. Hours of operation are as follows: