Joining more than 20 other state attorneys general, Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody signed a letter to President Joe Biden warning “of potential litigation surrounding the proposed COVID-19 vaccination mandate.” Moody joined other Republican attorney generals in pushing back on...
Last week, Florida’s two U.S. senators--Republicans Marco Rubio and Rick Scott--joined more than a dozen other senators from both parties n sending a letter to the U.S. Department of Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin requesting an exception “to allow the...
As tropical activity continues brewing in the Atlantic, the Disaster Contractors Network urged Floridians to be prepared in advance of hurricanes and tropical storms and showcased their resources, including a website that serves as part of a "hurricane recovery...
Florida A&M University (FAMU) students will get $41.5 million in tuition and fee assistance during the 2021-2022 school year. FAMU President Larry Robinson announced additional assistance for students as part of the kick-off activities for the new school year. The...
This week, with the backing of a senator from the Sunshine State, U.S. Sens. James Lankford, R-Okla., and Maggie Hassan, D-NH, brought back a proposal “which would take government shutdowns off the table by setting up an automatic continuing...
With September being National Preparedness Month, on Wednesday, state Attorney General Ashley Moody urged Floridians to remain vigilant and reevaluate preparedness plans should disaster strike. The peak of hurricane season occurs between mid-August and late October. As Floridians enter the...
This week, the Florida Sheriffs Association (FSA) Task Force released the results of Operation Loose Wire, an initiative focused on reducing the number of livestock that are at large, as well as cases of neglect. This operation also located and...
On Tuesday, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced a legislative proposal that will eliminate the Common-Core based, end-of-year Florida Statewide Assessment (FSA) and create the new Florida Assessment of Student Thinking (F.A.S.T) plan, which will monitor student progress and foster individual...
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is sending almost $2.4 million to the Sunshine State. The funds are part of $47.4 million in HUD funds awarded “to fair housing organizations across the country under its Fair Housing...
Last week, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of former state Reps. Travis Cummings and Jim Waldman, former state Sen. John Grant and former State Attorney William Meggs to the Florida Commission on Ethics. Cummings, of Fleming Island, is the...