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 2020-07-10 03:54 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

Governor says help is on the way, dispatching 100 nurses to Bay Area hospitals...

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced Thursday the state is sending 100 nurses to the Tampa Bay area to help hospitals handle the surge of COVID-19 patients....

 2020-07-10 00:53 

Herald Tribune

[ Sarasota, FL ]

Amid bad COVID-19 news, DeSantis, U.S. labor chief talk about economic rebound in Jacksonville...

U.S. Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia and Gov. Ron DeSantis met with business leaders at the Jacksonville Port Authority's offices to talk about business growth....

 2020-07-10 00:20 

News4Jax WJXT

Gov. DeSantis: Republican Convention will be a 'safe environment'...

Gov. Ron DeSantis vowed Thursday that the Republican National Convention next month in Jacksonville will be "a safe environment," despite widespread concerns about increasing coronavirus cases across Florida....

 2020-07-09 23:02 

WFOR

[ CBS Miami ]

Governor Ron DeSantis: Republican National Convention Will Be A ‘Safe Environment’...

Gov. Ron DeSantis vowed Thursday that the Republican National Convention next month in Jacksonville will be "a safe environment," despite widespread concerns about increasing coronavirus cases across Florida....

 2020-07-09 23:00 

WJAX-TV

[ Jacksonville ]

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis: Convention will be a ‘safe environment’...

Gov. Ron DeSantis vowed Thursday that the Republican National Convention next month in Jacksonville will be "a safe environment," despite widespread concerns about increasing coronavirus cases across Florida....

 2020-07-09 22:21 

Washington Examiner

Florida Gov. DeSantis hampering fundraising efforts for GOP convention: Report...

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis may be intentionally hindering the GOP's efforts to raise funds for August's Republican National Convention in the state....

 2020-07-09 22:10 

Daily Kos

Donald Trump and Ron DeSantis have partnered to destroy Florida, and they're doing a great job...

Monday was horrendous. Yesterday was more horrendous. Today will be worse. COVID-19 cases aren't just shooting up in dozens of states, they're particularly soaring in states where there is absolutely no plan to halt, or even slow, the outbreaks. T...

 2020-07-09 22:09 

WINK News

[ Southwest Florida ]

Shorter COVID-19 test result wait times, other measures coming to Florida...

Gov. Ron DeSantis and state officials continue to respond to the coronavirus surge in the state, with added measures coming soon....

 2020-07-09 21:47 

WESH

Florida schools are 'absolutely essential,' governor says...

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said Thursday that if fast food, Walmart and Home Depot are essential and open then schools should be open as well....

 2020-07-09 21:30 

Business Insider

The governor of Florida is getting roasted online for comparing attending school with shopping at Home Depot or Walmart...

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis is being ridiculed on Twitter over comments he made regarding Home Depot, Walmart, and school reopenings. "I'm confident if you can do Home Depot, if you can do Walmart, if you can do these things, we absolutely can d...

 2020-07-09 21:30 

Business Insider Australia

The governor of Florida is getting roasted online for comparing attending school with shopping at Home Depot or Walmart...

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has been roasted for drawing a comparison between reopening public K-12 schools and allowing consumers to shop at essential retailers like Home Depot and Walmart....

 2020-07-09 21:26 

HuffPost

Gov. Ron DeSantis Mocked For Comparing Reopening Schools To Shopping At Walmart...

The Florida Republican tried to ease coronavirus concerns by suggesting, "If you can do Home Depot, if you can do Walmart, ... you absolutely can do the ......

 2020-07-09 21:06 

Sun Sentinel

DeSantis wants to speed up COVID testing in Broward, Miami-Dade, and says schools need to open...

Gov. Ron DeSantis said Thursday he is asking the federal government for more medicine and will create designated drive-through lanes at coronavirus testing sites in Broward and Miami-Dade counties for people with COVID-19 symptoms to speed up results....

 2020-07-09 21:05 

Miami Herald

DeSantis says 'schools are essential' as South Florida districts consider defying state order...

As school districts in coronavirus hotspots threaten to defy the state's order to reopen schools full-time in August, Gov. Ron DeSantis doubled down Thursday, saying that because students are less ... Click to Continue...

 2020-07-09 20:49 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

DeSantis says children should be in classrooms, not learning online...

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis says he thinks students should be learning in classrooms and not online when classes resume next month....

 2020-07-09 20:23 

WFOR

[ CBS Miami ]

Florida Mulls More COVID-19 Testing At Homes For Disabled...

Gov. Ron DeSantis' administration appears poised to address rising criticism over its handling of COVID-19 in group homes that take care of residents with intellectual and developmental disabilities....

 2020-07-09 19:52 

WOFL

US Supreme Court asked to lift stay on Florida felon voting...
 2020-07-09 19:46 

Raw Story

Ron DeSantis is secretly sabotaging Florida's efforts to court the Republican National Convention: report...

After President Trump threatened to pull the Republican National Convention out of Charlotte, North Carolina, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis launched a push to bring the convention to his state. But according to a report from The New York Times, DeSantis is no...

 2020-07-09 19:33 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

Children should be in classrooms, Gov. DeSantis says...

Children should be learning in classrooms. That was the message from Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Thursday, less than 24 hours after the Palm Beach County School Board reached a consensus to start the 2020-21 academic year with online-only classes....

 2020-07-09 19:33 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

Children should be in classrooms, Gov. DeSantis says...

Children should be learning in classrooms. That was the message from Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Thursday, less than 24 hours after the Palm Beach County School Board reached a consensus to start the 2020-21 academic year with online-only classes....

 2020-07-09 19:13 

NY Times

[ National News ]

DeSantis Is Said to Quietly Hinder Fund-Raising for Trump Convention...

A personal dispute has prompted Ron DeSantis, the Florida governor, to discourage donors from contributing, people familiar with the discussions said. His top fund-raiser denies any attempt to undercut the convention....

 2020-07-09 19:06 

WFOR

[ CBS Miami ]

Gov. Ron DeSantis: Florida Will Be Getting Expedited Shipments Of Remdesivir...

Governor DeSantis said the state is ramping up efforts as the coronavirus numbers continue to climb....

 2020-07-09 18:51 

BloombergQuint

Florida's DeSantis on Virus: 'We Need Our Society to Function'...

Florida's DeSantis on Virus: 'We Need Our Society to Function'...

 2020-07-09 18:38 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

LIVE: Gov. DeSantis gives coronavirus update in Jacksonville...

As the number of coronavirus-related deaths in Florida surpasses 4,000, Gov. Ron DeSantis is providing an update on the state's response to the deadly pandemic during a stop in Jacksonville on Thursday....

 2020-07-09 18:37 

Orlando Sentinel

Watch live: Gov. DeSantis asks feds for more medicine; change coming to drive-through lanes...

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said he's put in a call for more medicine from the federal government to help fight the spread of coronavirus....

 2020-07-09 18:27 

News4Jax WJXT

LIVE: Gov. DeSantis, Secretary of Labor speak at JaxPort...

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and U.S. Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia are holding a news conference at Jaxport on Thursday. It's scheduled to begin at 2:30 p.m....

 2020-07-09 18:20 

WPLG Local 10

[ Hollywood, FL ]

WATCH LIVE: Gov. Ron DeSantis, US Secretary of Labor hold news conference in Jacksonville...

Gov. Ron DeSantis will join U.S. Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia for a press conference at the Jacksonville Port Authority Administrative Offices at 2:30 p.m. Thursday....

 2020-07-09 17:38 

Herald Tribune

[ Sarasota, FL ]

Live: Gov. Ron DeSantis holds press conference in Jacksonville...

Governor Ron DeSantis and U.S. Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia's press conference at the Jacksonville Port Authority Administrative Offices on Thursday, July 9th....

 2020-07-09 17:38 

Gainesville Sun

Live: Gov. Ron DeSantis holds press conference in Jacksonville...

Governor Ron DeSantis and U.S. Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia's press conference at the Jacksonville Port Authority Administrative Offices on Thursday, July 9th....

 2020-07-09 17:14 

WFTS-TV

[ ABC Tampa ]

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis to give 2:30 p.m. coronavirus update in Jacksonville...

As the number of coronavirus-related deaths in Florida surpass 4,000, Gov. Ron DeSantis will provide an update on the state's response to the deadly pandemic during a stop in Jacksonville on Thursday.As the number of coronavirus-related deaths in Flor...

 2020-07-09 16:43 

CNS News

Florida GOP Gov. DeSantis Signs Parental Consent Abortion Bill Into Law...

On July 2, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R ) signed a bill into law that requires parents or legal guardians to consent before a minor female in their care can legally have an abortion....

 2020-07-09 16:08 

USA Today

Fact check: Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis backs new 'intensive care' definitions for COVID-19...

Gov. Ron DeSantis backed new guidelines to count COVID-19 patients receiving intensive care. It is misleading to say this will lower case counts....

 2020-07-09 15:13 

WJAX-TV

[ Jacksonville ]

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis to hold news conference in Jacksonville...

Gov. Ron DeSantis will host a news conference Thursday afternoon at the Jacksonville Port Authority Administrative Offices....

 2020-07-09 15:08 

WFLX

[ West Palm Beach ]

Gov. DeSantis to give 2:30 p.m. coronavirus update...

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis will provide an update on the state's response to the deadly coronavirus pandemic during a stop in Jacksonville on Thursday....

 2020-07-09 10:00 

Miami Herald

Fried slams DeSantis for skipping Cabinet meetings but holding COVID-19 press events...

Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried said Wednesday she now has evidence Gov. Ron DeSantis wasn't being honest when he refused to honor her requests for a Cabinet meeting to discuss state ... Click to Continue...

 2020-07-09 09:58 

News4Jax WJXT

Visitors banned from long-term care facilities for another two months...

When Governor Ron DeSantis extended the state of emergency in Florida by 60 days, he also extended the ban on visiting loved ones in long-term care facilities....

 2020-07-09 09:40 

Raw Story

56 Florida hospitals hit 100% ICU capacity as GOP's DeSantis defends refusal to release coronavirus data...

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Tuesday defended the state's refusal to release coronavirus hospitalization data as dozens of hospitals in the state reported they had run out of space in their intensive care units amid a dramatic surge in infections. At ...

 2020-07-09 09:00 

NY Daily News

How Florida got itself sick: Ron DeSantis, confusion and coronavirus...
 2020-07-09 02:57 

WJAX-TV

[ Jacksonville ]

Florida Governor extends visitation ban to nursing homes/assisted living facilities for another 60 days...

You will have to wait two more months, at least, to hug loved ones in a Florida nursing home or assisted living facility. Governor Ron DeSantis extended the visitation ban, again....

 2020-07-09 01:34 

CNN

[ Politics ]

The Point: Florida's governor took a victory lap on coronavirus -- but it was only halftime...

On May 20, Ron DeSantis declared victory over the coronavirus....

 2020-07-09 01:23 

WJAX-TV

[ Jacksonville ]

Hundreds of doctors sign letter asking Gov. DeSantis for stricter safety measures and enforcement...

Hundreds of doctors signed a letter sent to Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, calling on stricter safety measures and enforcement as coronavirus cases increase across the state. Wednesday, the Florida Department of Health announced 9,989 new COVID-19 cases....

 2020-07-08 23:39 

News4Jax WJXT

Trust Index: Is the death rate an indicator of whether virus is slowing down?...

After being mentioned recently by President Trump, Gov. Ron DeSantis and Dr. Anthony Fauci, coronavirus death rate statistics quickly became a trending topic online....

 2020-07-08 21:39 

WPLG Local 10

[ Hollywood, FL ]

DeSantis to increase coronavirus contact tracing in Miami-Dade...

Gov. Ron DeSantis is ready to sign a new contract to improve Miami-Dade's contact tracing efforts during the coronavirus pandemic, his office announced Wednesday afternoon....

 2020-07-08 20:59 

Rush Limbaugh

Gov. Ron DeSantis Calls to Discuss Florida's COVID Plans...

DESANTIS: I hear you're doing better, which we're really thrilled to hear and look forward to you making a recovery, getting you back out on the golf course soon. The post Gov. Ron DeSantis Calls to Discuss Florida's COVID Plans appeared first...

 2020-07-08 17:49 

The Independent

Florida governor Ron DeSantis quietly signs controversial abortion bill...

'This law will put already at-risk young people in even greater danger at the worst possible time', Planned Parenthood says...

 2020-07-08 17:39 

NBC 6 South Florida

Confusion Over Contact Tracing Reigns Over News Conference...

At a press conference Tuesday, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis and Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez had a couple awkward moments over reporter questions about who was in charge of the county's contact tracing program and how many people were actually wor...

 2020-07-08 13:58 

Talking Points Memo

DeSantis Fails To Deliver On Promise For Hospitalization Data...

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis' (R) office said the state would begin to report daily hospitalization data for all of the......

 2020-07-08 10:00 

The New Republic

The Republicans Take America on a Death March...

Trump, Ron DeSantis, and Betsy DeVos are willing to sacrifice thousands of American lives for nothing more than political points....

 2020-07-08 09:33 

WTVT

[ Tampa ]

Democrats: Gov. DeSantis' virus inaction cost Floridian lives...

Florida's Democratic congressional delegation blasted Gov. Ron DeSantis' response to the coronavirus outbreak, saying Tuesday that his refusal to issue statewide orders requiring masks and impose tougher restrictions on businesses has caused unnee...

 2020-07-08 06:36 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Fact-checking Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis' claims that coronavirus cases have stabilized in his state...

In the last two days Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has had to address his state's continued surge in new coronavirus cases while also trying to tamp down concerns....

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