Veterans can now teach in Florida schools without a degree

Veterans holding books – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Africa Studio The Sunshine State currently has 9,000 teacher vacancies that must be filled before the summer comes to a close and the new 2022 academic year begins. Last week, Florida’s Department of Education announced that military veterans can now fill those empty roles. “Our public

Numerous women seek abortions in Florida despite restrictions in nearby states

Protestors in favor of abortions – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Stephanie Kenner Following the Supreme Court decision that struck down Roe v. Wade, states are passing and reviving the legislation that restricts abortion, and many women are traveling to Florida to undergo the procedure. According to Dr. Samantha Deans, the assistant medical director of

Despite judge’s order, Florida’s ban on abortions after 15 weeks is still in place

Women Protesting in Support of Abortions – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Vic Hinterlang Florida’s law prohibiting abortions at 15 weeks will remain in effect after the state appealed a Florida judge’s decision to temporarily halt the ban on Tuesday. Judge John Cooper of the Second Judicial Circuit Court verbally ruled last week in a

Florida judge will decide whether to block 15-week abortion ban law

Abortion Protest at Supreme Court – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Wild 2 Free The Sunshine State’s new law that prohibits abortions after the 15-week mark is at the center of a hearing on Monday. A judge from Leon County, Florida will decide on granting a temporary injunction, therefore blocking the law from going into

Red snapper season set to start in Gulf state and federal waters off Florida

Red Snapper School of Fish – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by SergeUWPhoto PINELLAS COUNTY, Fl. – It’s time to catch some red snapper. The recreational red snapper season will begin on June 17 in Gulf state and Florida federal waters and stay open through July 31 with 12 days during the fall.  The season will

Florida bill signed banning protests outside of homes

Abortion Protests – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Rena Schild Protests outside of homes are now officially banned in the Sunshine State after Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed a bill into law banning such demonstrations. DeSantis, who is both a potential 2024 rival to Donald Trump and a Trump ally, has become a rising star

Florida CFO Jimmy Patronis starts online campaign to move Twitter to Florida

Twitter App with Elon Musk in the Background — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Rokas Tenys JACKSONVILLE, Fl. – Florida Governor Ron DeSantis is not as enthused as the Sunshine State’s chief financial officer to bring Twitter’s headquarters to Florida. After it was first announced that Elon Musk was negotiating to buy the social media platform in

Disney’s self-governing district, Reedy Creek, says Florida cannot dissolve it without paying debts

Website Home Pages of Reedy Creek Improvement District — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Tada Images Disney’s self-governing special district, the Reedy Creek Improvement District, says that the Sunshine State’s choice to dissolve the district in 2023 is not legal unless Florida pays off Reedy Creek’s extensive debt. Reedy Creek is a special purpose district established by

DeSantis says Florida should allow businesses to pay tax in crypto

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Hunter Crenian Governor Ron DeSantis said the state of Florida is working on a plan to let businesses pay tax in cryptocurrency. “I’ve told the state agencies to figure out ways, where if a business wants to pay tax in cryptocurrency to Florida, we should be willing