Thursday, August 5, 2021
This week, state Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Jimmy Patronis warned Florida consumers to beware of mobile phone app fraud as a recent report suggests nearly two percent of the top 1,000 App Store titles are some form of scam. 
AAA released a study on Tuesday showing that more than 37 million Americans will travel more than 50 miles over Memorial Day, a 60 percent increase from last year and a sign that more and more people are putting the pandemic in the rearview mirror. 
At the end of last week, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced the 2021 Gulf red snapper recreational season is set to open June 4 and run through July 28, with a possible fall reopening if quota is available. “This will be...
The Guardian ad Litem Program represents abused, abandoned and neglected children in the state’s dependency courts. It does this with three-person teams, consisting of an attorney, a social worker and a volunteer. The Program has more than 10,000 volunteers statewide – and the Arians Family Foundation has long supported their efforts.
Noting MLB has no problem conducting business as usual with nations that prohibit democratic elections, like China and Cuba, as well as its partnership with Tencent, a company that facilitates the persecution of dissidents in China, Rubio accused Manfred of engaging in nothing more than woke corporate virtue signaling.
Back in September 2019, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and U.S. Sen. Jacky Rosen, D-Nev., were joined by U.S. Rep. Val Demings, D-Fla., and U.S. Rep. Jenniffer González-Colón, R-PR, in introducing the resolution.
The CFO’s letter encourages OFR to analyze whether a Florida-chartered bank that exhibits political discrimination toward a specific industry group is engaged in an “unsound banking practice” that merits issuance of a cease and desist order.
U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., wants a key congressional committee “to review and examine the plight of Americans trapped unjustly in conservatorships” and he is citing the case of a famous pop star to bolster his position.
“This is great news for Florida A&M University. We are thrilled to be in partnership with Nike and LeBron James. Our student-athletes and the University will be the beneficiaries for years to come,” said FAMU President Robinson Larry Robinson.
LaMarca’s proposal will include three bills: one to implement the policy, one to implement the new license, and one to implement the new tax structure.