Florida Judge Says 15-Week Abortion Law In Florida Is UnconstitutionalIn a setback for Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and Republican lawmakers, a Florida judge has ruled that a new state law banning abortions at 15 weeks is unconstitutional and he intends to block it from taking effect on Friday.
Governor DeSantis Announces Special Session For Property Insurance IssuesGovernor Ron DeSantis announced on Monday that state legislatures will hold a special session in May to discuss property insurance increases.
Governor Ron DeSantis Allocates $70 Million To Promote FatherhoodThe money is aimed to help fathers connect with their children and to provide mentorship programs for those children who don’t have a father involved in their lives.
Gov. DeSantis Pushes Back Against Corporate Masking, Business Owners RespondLocal businesses are responding after Florida state officials announced changes to Covid-19 masking guidance.
Florida's Monoclonal Antibody Treatment Sites Shut Down Following FDA DecisionThe Florida Department of Health closed all monoclonal antibody treatment sites Tuesday following a decision by the Food and Drug Administration to revoke emergency authorization.
Local Non-Profit President Appointed To Governor DeSantis’ Advisory CouncilDr. Jerry Haag, President and CEO of One More Child, was recently re-appointed to the Florida Faith-Based and Community-Based Advisory Council at the request of Governor Ron DeSantis.
Florida Health Department Takes a Look Back At 2021Between launching a Covid-19 early treatment network and expediting healthcare worker licensure, 2021 was no walk in the park for health officials. In an effort to further Governor Ron DeSantis’ approach to Covid-19 responses in 2022, the Florida Department of Health is taking a look back at their efforts on improving the health of Floridians.
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.