Wednesday, August 12, 2020
Joined by First Lady Casey DeSantis and Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Secretary Noah Valenstein, DeSantis announced the new appointments and pointed to recent reports of algae blooms in North Florida.  
With the Florida Legislature expected to pass a bill which would have local law enforcement go along with federal immigration authorities in cracking down on sanctuary cities, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is issuing warning to immigrants who want to travel and visit the Sunshine State.
On Monday, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., met with military leaders at Tyndall Air Force Base in Panama City and vowed to continue his fight to help the area which is still recovering from Hurricane Michael which hit the region in November. 
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., announced on Monday that FEMA reached out to his office to inform him that more funds will be coming to North Florida. 
These legislative updates track state policy regarding HB 1299, the bill which includes seven preemptions, and other Florida House and Senate bills.
More than 300 American and French military personnel were killed in the terrorist attack.
When a child becomes sick or injured, families look to Florida’s children’s hospitals for care — in South Florida, families turn to Nicklaus Children’s. We are one of four specialty-licensed, freestanding children’s hospitals operating in the state of Florida...
Castor, who served more than three decades in law enforcement including six years as Tampa’s police chief, easily won the mayoral runoff on Tuesday, dispatching businessman David Straz.
Towards the end of last week, Mast unveiled the “Hepatitis Exposure Prevention Act” (HEPA) which will “increase access to the hepatitis A vaccination by directing the Secretary of Health and Human Services to administer the vaccine for free in communities designated by the governor of a state as at risk of a hepatitis A outbreak.”
This week, Morning Consult released a series of polls looking at governors across the nation. DeSantis placed 11th among governors with a solid majority of those surveyed--54 percent--approving of him while only 20 percent disapprove of him.