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Florida Democrats May Find Gun Control Will Hurt Them in 2022

In January, the Florida Legislature will begin its regular session--and Second Amendment issues will be front and center. Currently, there are more than a dozen legislative items dealing with gun rights and 10 out of...
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Will Florida Companies Require Employees Get COVID Vaccine?

Almost two-thirds--63 percent--of the businesses surveyed will require proof that their employees have been vaccinated. 

Congressional Democrats Backing Term Limits For Supreme Court Judges

Republicans say they have the votes in the Senate to confirm the nomination, leaving the GOP with a 6-3 advantage on the Supreme Court.

Florida Sheriffs: Enforcing Mandatory Face Masks Isn’t a Top Priority

Hillsborough County Sheriff Chad Chronister told county commissioners that he was not in favor of the county’s mandate requiring citizens to wear face masks, saying it would place a burden on the police.
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U-Haul: If You Smoke, Don’t Apply to Work for Us in Florida

“Nicotine products are addictive and pose a variety of serious health risks. This policy is a responsible step in fostering a culture of wellness at U-Haul, with the goal of helping our team members on their health journey,” said Jessica Lopez, U-Haul’s chief of staff.
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Florida Taxpayers Losing Millions Through Food Stamp Fraud

Florida’s Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis says taxpayers are losing millions due to fraud and abuse of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and the Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) program.

Florida Gun Sales, Concealed Carry Permits On The Rise After Recent Mass Shootings

The National Shooting Sports Foundation reported that gun sales and background checks have increased since mass shootings which took place in August.

Report on Northeast Florida State Attorney: Blacks Have More Cases Dismissed than Whites, Hispanics

A new report finds, when it comes to the prosecution of crimes, blacks on the First Coast have had more cases dismissed than those whites or Hispanics.
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Florida Schools Grapple With Student Safety, Tax Hikes, Lawsuits, Teacher Pay and Mental Health

With the beginning of the school year, more than ever before, many issues are plaguing students, parents, teachers and education leaders across Florida.
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ACLU: Immigrants Should Not Travel To Florida Due to Sanctuary City Ban

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.
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