TALLAHASSEE --- An administrative law judge Thursday rejected an attempt to have Florida Surgeon General Scott Rivkees testify in a legal fight about the state’s efforts to prevent school mask mandates. Read more
TALLAHASSEE --- While Florida looks to round the corner on administering 100,000 monoclonal antibody treatments to people with COVID-19, Gov. Ron DeSantis pledged Thursday to “fight like hell” to continue receiving the treatments as the federal government this week took control over distribu… Read more
A House panel next week will receive a presentation from the state Department of Corrections about the temporary closure of three prisons in rural North Florida and continued staffing shortages.
Sen. Joe Gruters, a Sarasota Republican who also serves as chairman of the Republican Party of Florida, on Thursday filed a measure that seeks to turn school board elections into partisan contests. Currently in Florida, school board elections are non-partisan races. Gruters' proposal (SJR 24… Read more