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 2022-02-25 17:00 

Miami Herald

House releases redistricting map to appease DeSantis, but signals it's worried...

Under pressure from Gov. Ron DeSantis to dismantle a North Florida congressional district designed to elect a Black representative to Congress, the Florida House late Thursday released a map that ... Click to Continue...

 2022-02-25 01:02 

Miami Herald

Proposed child-shelter rules could cost agencies that care of immigrant children millions...

Required welfare checks mandated in a controversial proposed rule from Gov. Ron DeSantis that cracks down on organizations that house unaccompanied immigrant youth on behalf of the federal government could ... Click to Continue...

 2022-02-24 22:00 

Miami Herald

DeSantis issues new, nonbinding COVID guidelines on masks, quarantines, medications...

Gov. Ron DeSantis and Florida Surgeon General Joseph Ladapo unveiled a series of updated COVID-19 guidelines on Thursday in an announcement that touted the move as bucking the U.S. Centers ... Click to Continue...

 2022-02-24 21:36 

Miami Herald

Watch: Latino evangelicals march in Tallahassee...

Hundreds of Latino evangelicals went to Tallahassee on Thursday to protest against Governor Ron DeSantis's recent immigration policies, which they fear will impact unaccompanied migrant youth religiously-affiliated housing organizations. ... Click to ...

 2022-02-24 20:17 

Miami Herald

DeSantis urges CPAC crowd to fight back against left's 'woke-ism' agenda...

Gov. Ron DeSantis took the stage of the country's largest annual gathering of conservatives Thursday, and he used it to amp up the stakes of the culture wars — saying that unless Republicans fight back against "wokeism," they will become...

 2022-02-24 02:32 

Miami Herald

Feds say they can override DeSantis' rule about shelters housing unaccompanied minors...

As Gov. Ron DeSantis' administration moves forward with trying to shut down shelters that provide housing and other services for unaccompanied immigrant children, the stripping of licenses might be more ... Click to Continue...

 2022-02-24 00:04 

Miami Herald

Faith leaders' opposition to immigration policies grows as GOP fast-tracks legislation...

Opposition to Gov. Ron DeSantis' immigration platform is not hard to see — or hear. The hallways of Florida's Capitol are bustling with advocates who oppose the bill, their messages ... Click to Continue...

 2022-02-23 23:15 

Miami Herald

Florida Senate confirms Joseph Ladapo as state's surgeon general...

The Florida Senate on Wednesday voted to confirm Dr. Joseph Ladapo, Gov. Ron DeSantis' pick to be the state's surgeon general....

 2022-02-23 11:00 

Miami Herald

Don't dismiss DeSantis' blows against immigrant children as rhetoric. It's who he is | Opinion...

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, leader of a state heavily dependent on the labor of immigrants and dotted from one end of the peninsula to the other with their success stories, ... Click to Continue...

 2022-02-22 23:53 

Miami Herald

Florida House emotionally debates race, gender, sexual orientation in school settings...

With culture wars heating up in an election year, the Florida House on Tuesday split along bitter partisan lines as members considered two Republican-sponsored education bills that target discussions of ... Click to Continue...

 2022-02-21 12:00 

Miami Herald

Here's what the tough new rules for Florida shelters that house migrant youth would do...

Looking to put teeth on a controversial mandate from Gov. Ron DeSantis, Florida's Department of Children and Families will discuss a new rule on Thursday that would deny licenses to ... Click to Continue...

 2022-02-20 11:00 

Miami Herald

On DeSantis' warpath to the White House, Black Floridians are the targets | Editorial...

During the 2018 gubernatorial race, then-candidate Ron DeSantis told FOX News Floridians shouldn't "monkey this up by trying to embrace a socialist agenda" and electing Black Democratic opponent Andrew Gillum. ... Click to Continue...

 2022-02-18 21:47 

Miami Herald

Florida GOP in conflict: DeSantis' redistricting expert doesn't convince House panel...

The conflict between Gov. Ron DeSantis and the Florida Legislature came into sharper focus on Friday as the governor's office paid for a conservative redistricting expert to appear before the ... Click to Continue...

 2022-02-18 20:41 

Miami Herald

DeSantis wants to divide our communities with Pedro Pan closures. We won't let him | Opinion...

He clutches his one-eyed, well-worn teddy bear and stares out the plane window as if trying to find, through the window glass, some familiar face. It, along with the courage ... Click to Continue...

 2022-02-18 00:56 

Miami Herald

Lawmaker sponsoring DeSantis' immigration bill says intent is not to target children...

In recent months, Gov. Ron DeSantis has directed state regulators to crack down on shelters that house unaccompanied minors in Florida and asked the Legislature to bar state contracts with ... Click to Continue...

 2022-02-17 23:36 

Miami Herald

After mask mandates, Florida House's petty scheme seeks revenge against Miami schools | Editorial...

It's payback season in Tallahassee. Petty politics were on full display Wednesday when the Florida House approved financial penalties against school districts that defied state orders and followed public-health advice ... Click to Continue...

 2022-02-17 00:39 

Miami Herald

Florida House OKs budget that punishes mask mandate schools...

School districts that ignored Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis' order banning mask mandates will face a $200 million penalty under a budget bill passed Wednesday by the Florida House. The funding ... Click to Continue...

 2022-02-15 22:25 

Miami Herald

'Lying is a sin:' DeSantis' press secretary says Miami archbishop lied about governor's remarks...

Gov. Ron DeSantis' office escalated the war of words on Tuesday with the leader of Florida's Roman Catholic Church, saying Miami Archbishop Thomas Wenski "lied" last week when he spoke ... Click to Continue...

 2022-02-13 18:55 

Miami Herald

DeSantis and Ayuso are young, brash and plotting their way to the top | Opinion...

Both were born in 1978 and, since 2019, both have been in charge. She is from Madrid, Spain; he is from Florida, in the United States. They are young, emerging ... Click to Continue...

 2022-02-11 23:23 

Miami Herald

DeSantis rebukes proposed $200M cuts for school districts that mandated masks...

Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday rebuked a proposal to take away $200 million from a dozen school districts that implemented strict mask mandates last year in defiance of his administration. ... Click to Continue...

 2022-02-11 22:52 

Miami Herald

DeSantis makes veto threat of Republican congressional redistricting map...

Setting up a potential constitutional conflict with members of his own party, Gov. Ron DeSantis threatened Friday to veto a congressional redistricting map if legislators send him the plan that ... Click to Continue...

 2022-02-11 01:29 

Miami Herald

'Simply repugnant.' Faith leaders, some Pedro Pan Cubans answer DeSantis on immigration...

Miami faith leaders and some Cubans who came to Florida through Operation Pedro Pan slammed Gov. Ron DeSantis on Thursday, after he said comparing Pedro Pan kids who arrived in ... Click to Continue...

 2022-02-10 17:08 

Miami Herald

Florida Supreme Court rejects DeSantis' call for redistricting advice...

In a 5-0 ruling with two justices recused, the Florida Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a request by Gov. Ron DeSantis to provide advice on the legality of changing the ... Click to Continue...

 2022-02-10 15:56 

Miami Herald

DeSantis blasts Florida Senate's attack on Everglades funding...

With three short sentences, Gov. Ron DeSantis on Thursday delivered a public rebuke to a Senate budget proposal to change the way state agencies advocate for federal Everglades policy and ... Click to Continue...

 2022-02-09 11:00 

Miami Herald

In Miami, DeSantis defends an anti-immigrant stance rooted in cruelty | Editorial...

Gov. Ron DeSantis visited Miami's American Museum of the Cuban Diaspora and defended his plan to crack down on federally funded Florida shelters for unaccompanied minors. He took his stand ... Click to Continue...

 2022-02-08 20:01 

Miami Herald

You know what's 'disgusting,' Gov. DeSantis? Your heartless policy toward immigrant children | Opinion...

You have to be devoid of a soul to attack, in a quest for political glory, immigrant children children looking for safety in this troubled world — and to do ... Click to Continue...

 2022-02-07 23:58 

Miami Herald

Debate with DeSantis over unaccompanied minors divides Miami's Pedro Pan Cubans...

Surrounded by Cuban migrants who came to Florida as children through Operation Pedro Pan, Gov. Ron DeSantis slammed critics of his immigration orders, including faith leaders and some other Pedro Pan migrants....

 2022-02-07 23:23 

Miami Herald

Can Florida Supreme Court advise DeSantis on congressional map? Opposing sides weigh in...

Does the Florida Supreme Court have the authority to advise Gov. Ron DeSantis on whether it's lawful to dismantle two of Florida's four Black-held congressional districts before legislators finish and approve a final map?...

 2022-02-07 20:07 

Miami Herald

Watch Florida Gov. DeSantis talk about border security during roundtable in Miami...

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis hosted a roundtable on border security during a visit to Miami on Feb. 7, 2022. Photo by Matias J. Ocner. ... Click to Continue...

 2022-02-03 20:15 

Miami Herald

Florida to invest $89 million in workforce training for state colleges, school districts...

At a news conference Wednesday in Gainesville, home of the state's flagship university, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced an $89 million state initiative to boost career and technical training for students ... Click to Continue...

 2022-02-03 00:17 

Miami Herald

Cubans who arrived through 'Operation Pedro Pan' oppose DeSantis' immigration orders...

A group of Florida business leaders and immigration advocates, including some who came to the U.S. from Cuba as unaccompanied children under "Operation Pedro Pan," are asking Gov. Ron DeSantis ... Click to Continue...

 2022-02-02 00:52 

Miami Herald

Florida Senate has new batch of voting proposals, including DeSantis' investigators...

Gov. Ron DeSantis wants a new office to investigate elections crimes, and he just might get it. A state Senate committee advanced a new slate of changes to the state's ... Click to Continue...

 2022-02-01 22:50 

Miami Herald

Gov. DeSantis is no victim. His extremist rhetoric enables hateful acts like Nazi rally | Opinion...

No, Gov. Ron DeSantis, it's no coincidence that, only days apart, anti-Semitic fliers were hurled out of a passing car in Miami Beach while in Central Florida neo-Nazis staged rallies ... Click to Continue...

 2022-02-01 21:24 

Miami Herald

Florida's climate change preparations get $404 million boost...

Gov Ron DeSantis announced $404 million in Resilient Florida money to help coastal cities protect themselves from climate change, all from federal Covid relief money. ... Click to Continue...

 2022-02-01 19:58 

Miami Herald

Florida gets another $404 million for climate change prep. It needs billions more...

The most vulnerable state in the nation is finally getting a billion-dollar boost to its plans to protect itself against the rising sea, the tip of the trillion-dollar iceberg of ... Click to Continue...

 2022-02-01 00:53 

Miami Herald

Federal trial over Florida's changes to voting laws begins with focus on registration...

A federal trial challenging recent changes to Florida's voting laws began Monday with voting rights groups claiming the laws have made it harder to register voters. During a day of ... Click to Continue...

 2022-02-01 00:32 

Miami Herald

DeSantis responds to neo-Nazi rallies, says criticism is 'smear' job by Democrats...

Gov. Ron DeSantis deflected criticism on Monday for not immediately condemning a series of neo-Nazi demonstrations in Orlando over the weekend and after his press secretary deleted a controversial tweet ... Click to Continue...

 2022-02-01 00:26 

Miami Herald

DeSantis: Democrats 'smearing' me over Nazi rally...

Gov. Ron DeSantis responds to criticism after his press secretary deleted a controversial tweet about Nazi rallies in Central Florida. ... Click to Continue...

 2022-01-31 23:51 

Miami Herald

Despite all his manufactured anger, truth is, DeSantis failed to condemn Nazi demonstrators | Editorial...

Denounce the Nazi demonstrators in Orlando, Gov. Ron DeSantis. It's that simple. Say they are abhorrent. Say they are despicable. Say they have no part in this society or this ... Click to Continue...

 2022-01-31 22:38 

Miami Herald

This Everglades project would help stop algae blooms. DeSantis wants Biden to fund it faster....

The Biden administration just set aside a record-breaking $1.1 billion to help revive the Everglades. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis wants a lot more — $725 million more, to be exact, ... Click to Continue...

 2022-01-30 11:00 

Miami Herald

Can Biden, Republican governors work together to implement infrastructure law?...

President Joe Biden and Republican governors rarely see eye to eye on anything. Will the new infrastructure law be any different? Federal officials and state governments have begun an ambitious ... Click to Continue...

 2022-01-28 16:59 

Miami Herald

'Storm-prone state': DeSantis pledges $80 million for climate mitigation in South Florida...

Governor Ron DeSantis announced Friday the state would award $80 million in grants to South Florida cities and counties for storm and flood infrastructure projects, with nearly $40 million going ... Click to Continue...

 2022-01-27 15:06 

Miami Herald

DeSantis says patients, doctors should choose COVID therapy...

Patients, with their doctors, should decide which monoclonal antibody therapy is best to treat COVID-19, Gov. Ron DeSantis said at Miami Dade College. ... Click to Continue...

 2022-01-26 23:09 

Miami Herald

DeSantis: Patients, doctors should decide which COVID therapy is best, not the feds...

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is not letting up after the federal government said two of the most common therapies for treating COVID-19 — available until recently — should not be ... Click to Continue...

 2022-01-26 20:19 

Miami Herald

Why is DeSantis pushing an ineffective omicron treatment? He just doesn't care about us | Editorial...

We get it. It's hard to back down when you've staked your credibility on a treatment for COVID that is no longer effective against the latest variant. And when you're ... Click to Continue...

 2022-01-26 18:26 

Miami Herald

Controversy over surgeon general continues at confirmation hearing. Democrats walk out...

A panel of Republican Florida senators on Wednesday advanced the confirmation of Joseph Ladapo, Gov. Ron DeSantis' pick to be Florida's surgeon general. Democrats refused to participate in the vote. ... Click to Continue...

 2022-01-25 20:18 

Miami Herald

Florida Republicans take aim at school board members' salaries...

As Gov. Ron DeSantis and Florida Republicans amplify local school board politics in the lead-up to the 2022 midterms, GOP-backed measures that would slash the pay of the vast majority ... Click to Continue...

 2022-01-25 18:56 

Miami Herald

White House: DeSantis 'still advocating for treatments that don't work'...

White House press secretary Jen Psaki on Tuesday criticized Gov. Ron DeSantis' demand that the federal government restart the distribution of two types of monoclonal antibodies, saying the Florida Republican ... Click to Continue...

 2022-01-24 22:44 

Miami Herald

Florida inspector general reviews possible bid-rigging case at Department of Education...

Gov. Ron DeSantis' chief inspector general is reviewing the handling of a bid-rigging probe at the Florida Department of Education, his office said Monday. In a reversal from the office's ... Click to Continue...

 2022-01-24 19:36 

Miami Herald

FIU's search for Rosenberg's replacement will mostly be kept secret if lawmakers get their way | Editorial...

Florida International University will soon have to find a permanent replacement for former President Mark B. Rosenberg. In the meantime, Tallahassee lawmakers are concocting a way to keep the public ... Click to Continue...

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