Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Signs Property Insurance Bill That May Bring Higher RatesFlorida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a property insurance bill on Friday meant to give relief to a large sector of the state's insurance industry, but may also lead to larger rate increases for customers of the state-backed Citizens Property Insurance Corp.
Florida Governor DeSantis Signs Bill Targeting Social Media PlatformsFlorida Gov. Ron DeSantis took a swipe at Big Tech on Monday as he signed a hot-button state bill targeting how digital platforms moderate online content.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis Blasts YouTube, Google For Censorship After COVID-19 Roundtable Video RemovedGov. Ron DeSantis on Monday railed against YouTube and Google for removing a video of a COVID-19 discussion he had with scientists who oppose government lockdowns, school closures and mask wearing, calling it “censorship.”
Pasco Schools May Eliminate Mask Requirement For Students By The End Of AprilThe Pasco County School district announced it might not enforce mask-wearing by the end of April 2021.
'Help Is On The Way': Gov. Ron DeSantis Files Lawsuit Against Feds, CDC To Reopen Cruise Ship IndustryFlorida Governor Ron DeSantis is filing a lawsuit against the federal government and the CDC demanding that cruise ships be opened immediately, he announced on Thursday.
Tampa Bay Students Adjust Career Paths Based On COVID-19 ImpactLocal educators are hinting at the future of what the Tampa Bay workforce could look like and how students are now choosing to adjust their career paths based the COVID-19 pandemic.
Manatee County Expands COVID-19 Vaccine Registration Age To 55 And OlderManatee County is working to get ahead of any vaccination hold ups. If you’re 55 and older, live in Manatee County, and plan to get the COVID-19 vaccine, you’re officially eligible to enroll yourself in preparation.
Manatee Co Bypasses Statewide Vaccination Registration System For FlexibilityCOVID-19 Vaccination guidelines for the state of Florida have changed this week, making more Floridians eligible. But while the standby pool has expanded, some counties are deciding to stick with their own way of making appointments.
DeSantis Pushes Election Changes, Doesn't Brief Supervisor Of Elections In Hillsborough CountyGovernor Ron DeSantis says “Florida had the most transparent and efficient election than anyplace in the country in 2020,” yet he wants to make changes. The Supervisor of Elections in Hillsborough County says they haven't been made aware of any such plans.
Gov. Ron DeSantis Suspends Clay County Sheriff Who's Charged With FelonyGov. Ron DeSantis suspended Clay County Sheriff Darryl Daniels, after the lawman was charged with a felony and three misdemeanors in an investigation related to a mistress.
Florida Officials Won't Prosecute People For Not Wearing MasksAt least two Florida counties are under curfew Saturday to fight the spread of coronavirus, just hours after the governor said officials won't punish residents for not wearing face masks.
New Coronavirus Epicenter: MiamiWith more than 2,000 patients hospitalized and hundreds in ICUs, "Miami is now the epicenter of the pandemic," one infectious disease expert from Jackson Health System said Monday, comparing the South Florida metropolitan area to the city where the pandemic originated.
New Record: Florida Sets Most Number of New Coronavirus Cases In Single DayThe Florida Department of Health has announced at least 15,300 new COVID-19 cases, the highest number of new cases in a single day by any state since the coronavirus pandemic began.
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.
Taking Steps To Protect St. Pete, Mayor Rick Kriseman: '...Mask Up.'Beginning Friday, June 19 at 5:00 P.M., all businesses in St. Pete are required to have their employees wear masks/face coverings when in areas of the business open to the public.