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 2022-05-31 14:52 

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Florida Democrats sense opportunity against Gov. Ron DeSantis over soaring housing costs...

Democrats in Florida, struggling to energize liberals while bleeding support among Latinos, have settled on a message to galvanize voters heading into the midterm elections: It's too expensive here....

 2022-05-28 14:00 

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Florida Appeals Court Blasts Redistricting Injunction...

An appeals court Friday said a circuit judge issued a "patently unlawful" temporary injunction against a congressional redistricting plan pushed through the Legislature by Gov. Ron DeSantis, giving another sign that the controversial plan likely w...

 2022-05-27 21:03 

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Florida Gov. DeSantis Approves First Responders PTSD Measure...

Gov. Ron DeSantis on Thursday signed a bill that will give law-enforcement officers, firefighters, and other first responders more time to file workers' compensation insurance claims for post-traumatic stress disorder....

 2022-05-27 20:52 

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Florida Gov. DeSantis Signs Bill On Gopher Tortoise Sites...

Gov. Ron DeSantis on Thursday signed a bill that could lead to increasing the sites where gopher tortoises can be moved out of the path of development....

 2022-05-26 21:39 

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Gov. Ron DeSantis signs property insurance, condo safety reforms into law...

"This package represents the most significant reforms to Florida's homeowners insurance market in a generation," said DeSantis....

 2022-05-25 20:46 

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Florida lawmakers sign off on condo safety requirements...

The plan is ready to go to Gov. Ron DeSantis....

 2022-05-25 19:53 

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Homeowners insurance changes headed to Gov. Ron DeSantis’ desk...

Florida House members overwhelmingly gave final approval Wednesday to a measure that seeks to stem property-insurance problems that have led to policyholders across the state losing coverage and seeing soaring premiums....

 2022-05-23 20:45 

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Gov. Ron DeSantis to sign off on housing money...

As he prepares to act on a proposed state budget, Gov. Ron DeSantis on Monday backed a new $100 million program to help people such as teachers, health-care workers and police officers buy homes....

 2022-05-21 14:44 

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Florida's Jobless Rate Dips To 3 Percent...

Florida's unemployment rate dropped to 3 percent in April, while Gov. Ron DeSantis continues to warn about high gasoline prices and a potential recession that he blames on federal economic policies....

 2022-05-20 20:02 

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Florida Appeals Court Reinstates Gov. Ron DeSantis' Congressional Map...

A new congressional map drawn by Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis' staff that could diminish the state's Black representation in Washington was reinstated by an appeals court Friday, a week after a lower court judge said the map was unconstitu...

 2022-05-19 22:25 

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Gov. Ron DeSantis Signs Bill Targeting Fentanyl, Meth Dealers...

Gov. Ron DeSantis announced Tuesday that he will approve $100 million in the upcoming year's state budget for cancer research, $37 million more than in the current year....

 2022-05-18 22:58 

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Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Giving Green Light To Budget Items...

Gov. Ron DeSantis announced Tuesday that he will approve $100 million in the upcoming year's state budget for cancer research, $37 million more than in the current year....

 2022-05-18 20:53 

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Florida Takes Aim At Redistricting Ruling...

The state asked an appeals court Wednesday to reinstate a stay on a circuit judge's ruling that blocked a congressional redistricting plan pushed through the Legislature by Gov. Ron DeSantis....

 2022-05-17 22:40 

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Special Legislative Session Expected To Tackle Troubled Florida Insurance Industry...

Governor Ron DeSantis, talking about the upcoming special session to address the troubled insurance industry. "It will be a significant package and we're not going to accept anything less," the governor said....

 2022-05-17 12:07 

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Gov. DeSantis Said Florida Would Take Control Of Disney's Special Taxing District...

Gov. Ron DeSantis said the state, rather than any local government, would take control of a taxing district that benefits Walt Disney Co. when the district is dissolved next year....

 2022-05-17 00:58 

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Gov. Ron DeSantis Signs Bill That Bans 'Picketing And Protesting' Outside A Person's Home...

The bill will allow law-enforcement officers to charge people with second-degree misdemeanors if they do not peaceably disperse after being warned about protesting....

 2022-05-13 23:19 

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Florida Gov. DeSantis Taps Lawmaker Cord Byrd As Secretary Of State...

State Rep. Cord Byrd, a Neptune Beach Republican who has been at the forefront of controversial legislation supported by Gov. Ron DeSantis, will oversee the 2022 elections in Florida....

 2022-05-13 23:09 

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Judge Blocks Florida Governor Ron DeSantis' Redistricting Plan...

A judge's ruling that a new congressional map drawn by Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis' staff is unconstitutional has been appealed by the state....

 2022-05-12 01:21 

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State Board Eyes Teacher Pay Money...

Governor Ron Desantis has included increases in teacher pay and student spending in budget recommendations for the next fiscal year....

 2022-05-11 17:13 

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Florida Judge Will Block Gov. DeSantis' Redistricting Map As Unconstitutional...

A state circuit judge said he'll block Gov. Ron DeSantis' redistricting map because it is unconstitutional in that it breaks up a district where Black voters can choose their representatives....

 2022-05-09 17:06 

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Gov. DeSantis Signs Measure Designating Nov. 7th As 'Victims Of Communism Day'...

Governor Ron Desantis said while the legislation was not a necessity, he felt his office held a level of "responsibility" in informing future generations of the perils of communism....

 2022-05-09 17:06 

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Gov. DeSantis Signs Measure Designating Nov. 7th As 'Victims Of Communism Day'...

Governor Ron Desantis said while the legislation was not a necessity, he felt his office held a level of "responsibility" in informing future generations of the perils of communism....

 2022-05-06 17:33 

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Florida's Ron DeSantis Signs Tax ‘Holidays,’ Gas-Tax Break...

A series of sales-tax "holidays" on such things as school clothes, hurricane supplies and tools and a suspension of the state gas tax in October topped a package signed into law Friday by Gov. Ron DeSantis....

 2022-05-05 16:55 

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Miami-Dade Observes First Countywide National Prayer Breakfast...

Governor Ron Desantis was in Hialeah on Thursday morning for Miami-Dade's first-ever countywide National Prayer Breakfast....

 2022-05-05 14:42 

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Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Takes Wait & See On Abortion Ruling...

Governor Ron DeSantis was noncommittal Wednesday about whether he will ask lawmakers to further restrict abortion in Florida, as the nation awaits a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that could overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade abortion-rights decision....

 2022-05-05 14:22 

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Gov. Ron DeSantis Not Courting Billionaire Elon Musk To Move Twitter, Inc. To Florida...

Gov. Ron DeSantis is all for Elon Musk taking over Twitter, but he isn't among the people courting the billionaire to move the company to Florida....

 2022-05-05 02:21 

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Florida Gov. DeSantis Unsure About 'Constitutional Carry' Timing...

The Republican-dominated Legislature might not have the votes yet for Gov. Ron DeSantis to push for a major change in Florida gun laws during a special legislative session this month....

 2022-05-04 18:37 

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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis Signs Bill To Create Office To Address Impacts Of Flooding, Sea-Level Rise...

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has signed into law a measure that will create a resiliency office directly under his watch to address the impacts of flooding and sea-level rise on the state....

 2022-05-03 15:14 

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Florida Lawmakers Think Gov. DeSantis Will Create New District For Disney, One He Controls...

A group of central Florida lawmakers thinks they've figured out Governor Ron DeSantis' end game when it comes to his high-profile battle with Disney over its special taxing district....

 2022-05-02 23:34 

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Gov. Ron DeSantis Pumps Brakes On Petition For Elon Musk To Move Twitter Headquarters To Florida...

Florida's chief financial officer has begun an online campaign to get Elon Musk to move Twitter headquarters to Florida....

 2022-05-02 22:45 

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Gov. Ron DeSantis Pledges Over $30 Million To Support Manatees...
 2022-04-29 21:29 

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DeSantis On Biden Disinformation Governance Board: It's A 'Belated April Fool's Joke' And 'Rejects Bureau In Florida'...

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis took aim at the Biden administration's recent move to create a...

 2022-04-29 20:42 

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'Legislature Will Get It Done': DeSantis Promises 'Constitutional Carry' Bill Will Pass In Florida...

Gov. Ron DeSantis is promising to sign so-called "constitutional carry" gun legislation into law before he leaves the governor's office....

 2022-04-29 20:22 

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Florida Supreme Court Justice Alan Lawson Retiring From State's Highest Court...

Florida Supreme Court Justice Alan Lawson announced Friday he will retire on Aug. 31, a move that will allow Gov. Ron DeSantis to continue placing his imprint on the state's highest court....

 2022-04-29 02:40 

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Court Scrutinizes Florida Crackdown On Social Media...

Lawyers for Gov. Ron DeSantis' administration tried to persuade a federal appeals court Thursday to undo a preliminary injunction that blocked a controversial law seeking to prevent social-media behemoths such as Twitter and Facebook from stripping po...

 2022-04-28 01:03 

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Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Vetoes Bill That Would End Solar Power Credits...

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis vetoed a bill on Wednesday that would have ended solar power subsidies for residential customers....

 2022-04-27 19:44 

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Republican Chuck Nadd Drops Out Of Race For Agriculture Commissioner After Gov. DeSantis Endorses Other Candidate...

A Republican who planned to run against Senate President Wilton Simpson in a GOP primary for state agriculture commissioner has bowed out of the race after Gov. Ron DeSantis endorsed Simpson....

 2022-04-27 01:04 

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Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Sets Dates For Session On Property Insurance...

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced Tuesday that lawmakers will return to the Capitol in late May for a special legislative session to address the state's rising property insurance rates....

 2022-04-25 21:16 

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Gov. Ron DeSantis Signs Controversial Bill Creating New Florida Election Police Force...

In an effort to fight election crimes, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill Monday which creates a police force dedicated to pursuing voter fraud and other election crimes, embracing a top priority of Republicans after former President Donald Trump'...

 2022-04-22 22:50 

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Florida's Governor Ron DeSantis Signs Bill Banning Critical Race Theory In Public Schools...

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed House bill 7 on Friday, banning references to critical race theory in public schools....

 2022-04-22 21:13 

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Florida Legislative Black Caucus Fights Back Against Gov. DeSantis' Redistricting Map...

The Florida Legislative Black Caucus is fighting back after state republicans voted to pass Gov. Ron DeSantis' redistricting map....

 2022-04-22 19:01 

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Gov. DeSantis Signs Bill Dissolving Disney World's Special District...

The bill dissolves the private government entity controlled by Disney that provides municipal-like services for its 27,000 acres was approved by the Florida legislature and signed Friday by Gov. Ron DeSantis....

 2022-04-22 16:57 

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Gov. DeSantis Recommends Sen. Manny Diaz Jr. As Next Education Secretary...

One day after recommending Sen. Manny Diaz Jr. to replace outgoing Secretary of Education Richard Corcoran, Governor Ron DeSantis will make a stop in South Florida with both men....

 2022-04-21 22:41 

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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis Taps State Sen. Manny Diaz Jr. For Education Commissioner...

With Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran stepping down at the end of the month, Gov. Ron DeSantis on Thursday recommended Republican state Sen. Manny Diaz Jr. as Corcoran's replacement....

 2022-04-21 20:20 

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Florida Governor Ron DeSantis On Fishing, Economy, And COVID-19...

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis says even the COVID-19 pandemic couldn't ruin the state's fishing industry....

 2022-04-20 18:25 

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Florida Senate Passes Gov. DeSantis' Controversial Congressional Redistricting Plan...

Over the objections of Democrats who contend Republicans are being "bullied" by Gov. Ron DeSantis, the Senate on Wednesday approved a congressional redistricting plan that would favor the GOP....

 2022-04-19 23:45 

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Gov. Ron DeSantis Signs Higher-Ed Accreditation, Tenure Changes...

The measure (SB 7044) also significantly changes the process of reviewing professors' tenure, a provision that has drawn ire from the state's largest faculty union....

 2022-04-19 17:31 

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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis Expands Special Session To End Disney Self-Government...

Ratcheting up a fight with Walt Disney Co., Gov. Ron DeSantis on Tuesday expanded a special legislative session to consider eliminating a decades-old governing district set up for Disney World and nearby properties....

 2022-04-19 14:30 

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Proposed Florida Congressional Map For Special Session Slammed For Being 'Aggressively Partisan'...

Florida lawmakers have returned to the Capitol for a special session to approve a new congressional map after Gov. Ron DeSantis vetoed the previous GOP-backed boundaries that preserved minority districts....

 2022-04-18 19:02 

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Gov. DeSantis Applauds Education Dept.'s Rejection Of 41% Of Textbook Submissions, Cite Prohibited Topics...

Gov. Ron DeSantis is standing by the state's Department of Education decision to reject more than 50 math textbooks from next school year's curriculum after it cited references to critical race theory among reasons for the rejections....

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