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Ron DeSantis Signs School Safety Bill Into Law

On Tuesday, Gov. Ron DeSantis signed into law a school safety proposal from state Sen. Joe Gruters, R-Sarasota, and state Rep. Fred Hawkins, R-St. Cloud. The proposal extends the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public...

George Soros and an Ousted Congressman Were Some the Highlights of a Memorable Primary...

Should we be surprised that U.S. Rep. Ross Spano, R-Fla., is out after losing to Lakeland Commissioner Scott Franklin in the Republican primary? I’m much more surprised about what happened on the other side of the aisle where state Rep. Adam Hattersley, D-Riverview, was beaten by former journalist Alan Cohen in the Democratic primary.

Osceola Commissioner Arrested for Impersonating a Law Enforcement Officer

The arrest comes after a long-running feud between homeowners and the association management at Turnberry Reserve, a homeowner’s association in complete turmoil.

Bronson Animal Disease Diagnostics Laboratory Opens in Central Florida

Last week, U.S. Rep. Darren Soto, D-Fla., state Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried and former Agriculture Commissioner Charles Bronson helped open the Bronson Animal Disease Diagnostics Laboratory (BADDL).