Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ latest bill signing bans transgender females from competing in girls’ sports on first day of Pride Month

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Hunter Crenian On Tuesday, June 1, Florida’s governor Ron DeSantis signed a recently passed bill into law that prohibits transgender females from participating in public school sports that are intended for biologically born females, further affirming the state’s tilt in favor of largely Republican political

Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried announces bid to challenge Gov. Ron DeSantis in 2022 Gubernatorial election

Nikki Fried speaks during 2019 campaign rally – Courtesy: Lynne Sladky/AP Tuesday afternoon, Florida’s Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried (D) announced her candidacy for the 2022 Florida gubernatorial election, a direct challenge against Republican incumbent Gov. Ron DeSantis. Fried announced via Twitter that “It’s time to break the rigged, corrupt system in Florida with #SomethingNew.” The

Florida’s Gov. Ron DeSantis announces school staff should not expect to be prioritized for vaccine

Miami, Florida, USA – June 12, 2020: Gov. Ron DeSantis Press Conference, speaking about the situation in Florida. Courtesy: Shutterstock – Photo by  YES Market Media Bad news for teachers and members of Florida’s school system. Florida’s Gov. Ron DeSantis announced on Monday, January 6, 2021, that teachers and school staff should expect to be

Gov. Ron DeSantis encountered voting hiccup at the polls—Florida man charged for altering governors address

Courtesy: YES Market Media – Shutterstock– Juno Beach, Florida, USA – June 30, 2020: Governor Florida Ron DeSantis with Casey DeSantis and Madison DeSantis will make a major announcement at Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach. As if the voting season wasn’t already hectic enough, things just got crazier, and it involved Gov. Ron DeSantis.

Governor Ron DeSantis Lifts COVID-19-Related Ban on Nursing Home Visits

Senior patients of assisted living home gathering at table in living room and playing lotto at table. Photo and Caption: SeventyFour/Shutterstock.com Governor Ron DeSantis on Tuesday, September 1, announced he will be lifting the ban on visitations to Florida’s nursing homes. The Florida governor said he would lift the ban following recommendations from a nursing

Governor Ron DeSantis Looks to “Fully Reopen” Florida’s Schools

Image by Ernie A. Stephens from Pixabay  Governor Ron DeSantis has called for the reopening of Florida’s K-12 schools at “full capacity” in the fall. The Florida governor made the announcement on Thursday, June 11. DeSantis announced state recommendations for a return to on-campus instruction in the upcoming school year. In his announcement, DeSantis also

Ron DeSantis Appoints Two South Floridians to Florida Supreme Court

Photo of the Florida State Capitol Building in Tallahassee, FL, USA on May 3, 2020. Photo: Felix Mizioznikov/Shutterstock.com There are now two new additions to the Florida Supreme Court thanks to Florida Governor Ron DeSantis. DeSantis appointed 42-year-old Palm Beach County circuit judge Renatha Francis and 41-year-old Miami attorney John Couriel at a press conference

Governor Ron DeSantis: Florida Could Host NFL Games in the Fall

Aerial view of Ben Hill Griffin Stadium at the University of Florida in Gainesville. Photo and Caption:  felixtm/Depositphotos.com Governor DeSantis said on May 13 that the University of Florida (UF) could allow NFL teams to use Florida Field, better known as the Swamp if they need venues to play football in the fall. The Florida

Teachers Union Asks Florida Governor Ron DeSantis to Keep Schools Closed Due to COVID-19 Outbreak

An empty school classroom. Photo: Monkey Business Images/Shutterstock.com A teachers union on Tuesday, April 14 called on Florida Governor Ron DeSantis to keep schools closed for the remainder of the school year. The Florida Education Association wants schools closed because the COVID-19 outbreak “presents a threat we cannot control.” Fedrick Ingram, president of the Florida

Florida’s Billion-Dollar Budget Cut by Governor DeSantis Due to Coronavirus

Image by yanivmatza from Pixabay  Florida Governor Ron DeSantis cut more than $1 billion from the state budget on Monday (June 29). The budget cut has brought the state budget to $92.2 billion. The state saw a historic surge in unemployment claims as Floridians began to stay home amid the COVID-19 pandemic. It also set