Florida law that restricts research partnerships with China and Iran is being sued by students

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Hunter Crenian A professor who claims he cannot find research assistants and two Chinese graduate students whose studies were suspended filed a lawsuit against Florida education officials on Monday, attempting to prevent the implementation of a new state law that restricts research exchanges between state

Florida students warned ahead of ‘Senior Skip Day’

Spring break crowd around a yellow lifeguard tower on South Beach – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Angela N Perryman A fresh alert was sent out to Florida students on Wednesday in advance of “Senior Skip Day.” On Thursday, March 21, the Miami Beach Police Department released a video on X, the previous Twitter platform,

The Florida Strawberry Festival breaks attendance records for 2024

Florida Strawberry Festival Ticket Counter — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Image by: P. Allison Not just in Plant City but throughout the entire state of Florida, the Florida Strawberry Festival is one of the most anticipated occasions of the year. Live music, strawberry-themed cuisine, entertaining carnival rides, and games take place over multiple days. The event

‘End Run Around the Endangered Species Act’ in Florida is overturned by a US court

Endangered Species Act – Florida Panther – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by jo Crebbin A federal court ruling on Thursday found that federal agencies violated the law when they permitted Florida’s right-wing government to take over wetlands permitting under former Republican President Donald Trump. This will restore “essential guardrails provided by the Endangered Species Act,”

Disney’s case against DeSantis is dismissed by Florida judge

FL Governor Ron DeSantis urged Disney CEO, Bob Iger (pictured), to drop lawsuit – Courtesy: Shutterstock — Kathy Hutchins Disney’s lawsuit against Governor Ron DeSantis over the loss of a long-standing planning district was dismissed by a district court judge in Florida on Wednesday. The judge determined that Disney lacked standing to file the complaint.

Florida abortion legislation surpasses 863K signatures en route to the 2024 ballot

Protestors in favor of abortion rights – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Stephanie Kenner Supporters of a proposed constitutional amendment to guarantee abortion rights are moving closer to gathering the necessary number of signatures, with just one month to go.  863,876 valid signatures on the petition for the proposition were shown on the Florida Division

Ron DeSantis receives harsh criticism for his Florida announcement

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by YES Market Media Governor Ron DeSantis of Florida has come under fire for allegedly appropriating an investment scheme that resulted from a measure that President Joe Biden approved. The presidential candidate DeSantis announced on Tuesday that he will be giving $28 million through the Florida

Disney boasts $40 billion economic impact in Florida as it challenges DeSantis in court

Walt Disney World sign at Orlando airport – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Adam McCullough As it fights Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and his appointees over their takeover of the district that oversees the entertainment company’s huge theme park resort in central Florida, Disney released a study estimating its economic effect in the state at

In the last three months, Ron DeSantis has hauled in $15 million and has relocated his presidential campaign team to Iowa

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis speaking at Liberty University on April 14, 2023 – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by The Old Major Over the last three months, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis raised $15 million for his Republican presidential campaign. The DeSantis team also informed Fox News that it would be transferring personnel from Florida to Iowa,

The Florida Strawberry Festival has revealed its 2024 theme

Florida Strawberry Festival Ticket Counter — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Image by: EWY Media On Wednesday, the Florida Strawberry Festival revealed the outline of its 2024 celebration. The 89th annual festival will have the theme “Out of This World,” according to a news release from the organizers. “The sky’s the limit,” Florida Strawberry Festival President Kyle