After Years of Complaints, Florida Improves Pollution Monitoring Near Burning Sugar Cane Fields

After Years of Complaints, Florida Improves Pollution Monitoring Near Burning Sugar Cane Fields

This post was originally published on this site  by Bianca Fortis ] ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up to receive our biggest stories as soon as they’re published. For the first time in nearly a decade, Florida regulators have upgraded their air-monitoring system in...

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Democratic Rep. Stephanie Murphy will not seek re-election

Democratic Rep. Stephanie Murphy will not seek re-election

This post was originally published on this siteThe Florida lawmaker’s announcement adds to the growing list of Democratic incumbents opting not to run in next year’s midterm elections.

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Florida Republicans vote to limit vaccine mandates

Florida Republicans vote to limit vaccine mandates

This post was originally published on this siteA bill to limit vaccine mandates for public and private employers in Florida is headed to Gov. Ron DeSantis’ (R) desk after Republicans in the state Senate approved the measure during a special session on Wednesday.Senate Bill 1 seeks to&…

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Florida special session begins as DeSantis continues battle against vaccine mandates

Florida special session begins as DeSantis continues battle against vaccine mandates

This post was originally published on this siteFlorida Gov. Ron DeSantis has made fighting vaccine mandates a focal point of his Covid strategy.

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DeSantis officially files paperwork for reelection bid

DeSantis officially files paperwork for reelection bid

This post was originally published on this siteFlorida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) has officially filed paperwork to run for a second term in 2022. The Republican governor’s statement of candidacy was filed on Friday, but didn’t become visible in the state’s public database until Monday. DeSantis…

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Florida Republicans surpass Democrats in voter registration for first time

Florida Republicans surpass Democrats in voter registration for first time

This post was originally published on this siteFlorida Republicans have overtaken Democrats in the voter registration race, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced on Friday. “Today for the first time in the history of Florida we’ve now overtaken Democrats,” DeSantis said at the National Conference of…

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Protect the Capitol Act would prevent U.S.

Protect the Capitol Act would prevent U.S.

This post was originally published on this siteProtect the Capitol Act would prevent U.S. Capitol Police from establishing regional field offices in California and Florida Rep. Gregory Steube (R-FL17) Should they remain in “The Swamp,” or expand to Florida and the literal swamps? Context Since 1828, the U.S. Capitol Police (USCP) has long...

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Democrats face growing hurdles in bid to oust DeSantis

Democrats face growing hurdles in bid to oust DeSantis

This post was originally published on this siteThe race for Florida governor is entering a new, more hectic phase – one that threatens to further complicate Democrats’ path to ousting Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) in 2022. With state Sen. Annette Taddeo’s long-anticipated entrance into the Democratic…

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Matt Gaetz suspended from practicing law: report

Matt Gaetz suspended from practicing law: report

This post was originally published on this site According to a report from the Daily Beast’s Jose Pagliery. Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) is no longer entitled to practice law in his home state after having his license pulled by the state bar. The controversial lawmaker who is facing investigations at...

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Democratic state Sen. Annette Taddeo announces bid to be Florida’s first Latina governor

Democratic state Sen. Annette Taddeo announces bid to be Florida’s first Latina governor

This post was originally published on this siteORLANDO, Fla – Florida state Sen. Annette Taddeo is entering the race for governor, becoming the latest high-profile Democrat to mount a challenge to Gov. Ron DeSantis (R). Taddeo has long been expected to jump into the Florida governor’s race…

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