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Curated news and posts about Florida’s legislative, executive and judicial branches of government, its U.S. Senators, and the issues they address

Florida Government News for May 2021

May 2020 Florida Government News

DeSantis signs $100 billion budget; cruise ship battle continues; 30-year gambling compact signed; FDOE proposes U.S. history standards targeting critical race theory.

Florida Government News for April 2021

Florida Government News April 2021

DeSantis suspends COVID-19 restrictions; vaccination rate lags the nation. New voting law, others passed as legislative session ends. First state budget to top $100 million awaits signature.

Florida Government News for March 2021

March Florida Government News

Another coronavirus spike? Legislature midway through session. DeSantis signs COVID liability shield. Voting law changes likely.

Florida Government News for February 2021

Florida Government News February 2021

Voting and election reform, limiting the minimum wage increase, honoring Rush Limbaugh. FL Senators Rubio, Scott on Biden’s Cabinet nominees.

Florida Government News for January 2021

January 2021 Florida Government News

COVID-19 liability protection, DeSantis’ “anti-mob” and “free speech” bills among legislative priorities. Sweeping school choice bill proposed.

Florida Government News for December 2020

Vaccine arrives in Florida. DeSantis bucks CDC recommendations. Fired data scientist’s home raided by state police. Can we trust Florida’s data?

Florida Government News for November 2020

Republicans strengthen hold on power going into crucial redistricting year. Structural changes to budget likely. New House and Senate leaders have new ideas.

Florida Government News for October 2020

October Florida Government News

Voting and the elections, the coronavirus, and the M-CORES toll road project were among the top stories in Florida government news in October.

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