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News Recaps

Curated news about Florida and Collier County governing bodies, elected officials, and the issues they address

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.

Collier County News for September 2020

Collier County News for September 2020

Controversial change to rural growth plan clear Collier County Planning Commission; community adapts to coronavirus; Marco Islanders speak up on vacation rental policy; Collier sheriff adding body cameras.

Florida Government News for September 2020

Florida Government News September 2020

Florida moves to Phase 3 reopening; faces $2.7 billion budget hole due to COVID-19. DeSantis makes another appointment to State Supreme Court.

Florida Politics News for June 2020

DeSantis vetoes more than $1 billion before signing budget. Coronavirus cases rise after reopening. Court speeds up voting rights appeal.

Collier Government News for May 2020

Reopening continues. County may purchase environmentally-sensitive ranch land. $2 million beach renourishment planned.

Florida Politics News for May 2020

Florida Capitol building

Coronavirus update. Ex-felons win voting rights lawsuit; state appeals. State seeks to scuttle absentee-ballot case, resists efforts to make voting safer.

County Government News for April 2020

Collier County government news

Beaches reopen; a changing of the guard on City Council; schools’ tax-neutral referendum and Ethics Naples head to August ballot.

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