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This week, Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill from state Sen. Danny Burgess, R-Zephyrhills, and state Rep. Ben Diamond, D-St. Petersburg, to “establish a pilot program directing the Florida Department of Veterans Affairs to...
This week, with the Florida Legislature starting its regular session, state Sen. Danny Burgess, R-Zephyrhills, and state Rep. Ben Diamond, D-St. Petersburg, showcased their proposal to “establish a pilot program directing the Florida Department...
On Monday, Florida Senate President Wilton Simpson, R-Trilby, and Florida House Speaker Chris Sprowls, R-Palm Harbor, today, joined by Gov. Ron DeSantis, announced their “Keep Florida Free” legislative agenda that their respective chambers will...
Patronis showcased his 2021 legislative agency package aimed at bolstering efforts within the Florida Department of Financial Services (DFS) by supporting firefighters, better protecting victims of sexual harassment, and focusing on protecting Floridians from fraud and scams.
This week, Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody, state Sen. Danny Burgess, R-Zephyrhills, and state Rep. Colleen Burton, R-Lakeland, teamed up on a proposal to protect seniors from fraud.
Back in September, Gov. Ron DeSantis and the leaders of the Legislature proposed the “Combating Violence, Disorder and Looting and Law Enforcement Protection Act" which would make it a third-degree felony to take part in "disorderly assemblies," block roads and stop transportation and deface monuments.
Simpson also named chairs and vice chairs for the other committees though he plans to name members to the committees in the days to come.
Florida’s state agencies have coordinated with the Florida Division of Emergency Management and Florida Department of Health during the public health emergency to ensure Floridians have access to free mental health resources and necessary support.
Leaders from the Sunshine State cheered the quick action of President Donald Trump and Congress freeing up GI Bill benefits for veterans whose education was interrupted by the coronavirus crisis.
The governor’s office offered some of the details on the new program which starts on March 2.
“The United States Constitution mandates a national census count be conducted every 10 years and Florida will do its part to support the federal government’s efforts,” said DeSantis.
U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla., who served as the vice-chairman of the U.S. House Veterans House Committee when the GOP controlled the chamber, and freshman U.S. Mike Levin, D-Calif., hosted a hearing on “Combating Veteran Homelessness in the Tampa Bay Area.
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