North Central Florida health care services are transitioning to different COVID-19 treatments after the Biden administration halted distribution of the Regeneron and Eli Lilly monoclonal antibody therapies.
Few Florida school districts test for lead in their school’s drinking water. Some because they fear funds won’t be available to fix problems, but now Democrats in the state legislature say there is no need to test schools.
Florida lawmakers open their annual session with the presentment of the colors and the signing of the national anthem. Now some want to guarantee that every sports team in the state that gets state or local money performs the Star-Spangled Banner before every game or faces the loss of government funding.
About two dozen people representing the Latina Institute for Reproductive Justice took to the steps of the old Capitol this afternoon to protest the filing of a bill that would shorten the time a woman could legally obtain an abortion from twenty-four to fifteen weeks.
When lawmakers begin their annual session tomorrow, the 124th since statehood, they are required to do just two things redraw the state’s legislative and congressional districts and pass a balanced budget.
The Presidency was won in 2000 by 537 votes cast in Florida, and a recent Special Election for Congress here was won by just five votes. State law sets standards for recounts, and as Mike Vasilinda tells us, new technology could make recounts in 2022 and beyond quicker and more accurate.
Senate Bill 620 would allow businesses to sue local governments if the government’s actions…like changing the hours a restaurant or bar can be open, causes a 15 percent drop in the business’s income or profit. Cities and Counties hate the idea.
Prosecutors must not only prove a burglar intended to cross county lines to enhance their sentence by one degree, but they also must prove the burglar did so with the intent of making it harder for law enforcement to track the stolen items.