Florida’s 15-week abortion ban on the verge of passage

U.S. 03/03/22, 21:15

The Republican bill that is about to pass late Thursday in the state of Florida, which will ban abortion after 15 weeks of pregnancy, is expected to be signed without much waiting by Governor Ron DeSantis. One of the most anticipated moments for pro-lifers will see the light of day Thursday ...

Gov. Ron DeSantis proposes sweeping pay increases for state law enforcement officers

U.S. 12/02/21, 03:39

Governor Ron DeSantis announced a $400 million project to raise salaries and provide incentives to law enforcement officers and other first responders across Florida. According to the governor's office, the proposal intends to raise pay for law enforcement officers, correctional officers, and special risk firefighters. DeSantis also suggested a $1,000 incentive ...

Florida allows optional quarantine for students exposed to COVID-19

U.S. 09/23/21, 02:38

On Wednesday, Sept. 22, Florida added a new COVID-19 protocol, making it optional for parents to isolate their kids after exposure to the coronavirus. According to a report from the Associated Press, the new rule was issued by Florida's freshly appointed surgeon general Dr. Joseph Ladapo who was sworn in only ...

Appeals court sides with DeSantis, reinstates mask mandate ban

U.S. 09/11/21, 00:38

The appeals court on Friday, Sept. 6, granted Florida governor Ron DeSantis (R) a temporary legal win on his mask mandate ban, bringing the policies back in place, at least for now. The order issued in late July did not oppose mask-wearing and demanded schools to let parents decide or risk ...

Federal judge blocks Florida anti-riot law enforcement

U.S. 09/10/21, 18:40

A federal judge temporarily paused anti-riot legislation to counter extreme social unrest across Florida on Sept. 9. The U.S. Northern District of Florida, Tallahassee Division Court will not let law enforcement officers arrest radical protesters, even if they create a public disturbance. District Judge Mark Walker ruled the Combatting Violence, Disorder, and ...

Florida governor to Biden: ‘I am standing in your way’

News 08/06/21, 00:18

Florida Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis fired back at President Joe Biden’s call to cooperate in dealing with a new outburst of COVID-19 or CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus.  “I am standing in your way and I’m standing for the people of Florida,” DeSantis declared on Wednesday, Aug. 4, according to CBS ...

Biden tells governors to help with COVID-19 or ‘get out of the way’

News 08/04/21, 02:36

U.S. President Joe Biden on Tuesday, August 3, told Republican leaders in Florida and Texas to cooperate with the efforts to withstand COVID-19 or “get out of the way.” "Just two states, Florida and Texas, account for one-third of all new COVID-19 cases in the entire country. Just two states," Biden ...

Attorney General pushes open borders policy, calls limiting transit through Texas illegal

Texas 07/31/21, 18:32

After Texas Governor Greg Abbott prevented illegal immigrants from transiting through his territory, Attorney General Merrick Garland called the provision "dangerous and illegal."  Garland addressed a letter urging Abbott to rescind the Executive Order that prohibits local, state, and federal law enforcement agents from transporting undocumented aliens entering the country across ...

Pandemic restrictions on Florida-based cruise ships lifted

News 07/24/21, 02:36

A federal appeals court on Friday, July 23, accepted to have Chinese Communist Party Virus (COVID-19) protocols for cruise ships in Florida removed. The controls were imposed by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  The ruling initially was issued by Tampa judge Steven Merryday but was temporarily blocked ...

DeSantis denies ‘begging’ Trump to cancel Florida rally

U.S. 07/03/21, 18:35

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis' press secretary categorically denied a "plea" from the governor to Donald Trump to cancel the Saturday, July 3 rally in Sarasota, Florida. Sarasota is a city located just over 300 kilometers from Surfside, the site of the partial collapse of the Champlain Towers condominium tower. "There was ...

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