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Florida Government News for January 2022

Florida Government News for January 2022

House, Senate approve state redistricting maps. Congressional map on hold after DeSantis issues his own map and seeks Court review. Republican priority bills move ahead as 2022 legislative session nears half-way point.

Florida Government News for August / September 2021

August / September Florida Government News

Fighting mask and vaccine mandates. Slow uptake on federal COVID relief. A more simpatico Surgeon General. Major news media companies sue for access to Florida’s COVID-19 data. Redistricting committees begin meeting with promises of transparency.

Florida Government News for July 2021

Florida Government News July 2021

Another coronavirus wave hits Florida. DeSantis bans vaccine and mask mandates. Florida signs on to lawsuit challenging Roe v. Wade. DeSantis sides with Israel, adds Unilever to state list of “Scrutinized Countries that Boycott Israel.”

Collier County & Local News for July 2021

Collier County and Local News July 2021

Collier Coastal Storm Risk Management Task Force forms to discuss $2 billion USACE plan. Supt. Patton receives outstanding annual review. Schools start Aug. 10 with masks optional. Mosquito Control boundary expands as West Nile Virus detected.

Collier County & Local News for January 2021

January

Alfie Oakes’ lawsuit challenging mask order denied. Collier high school graduation rate hits record 92.2%. BCC considers changes to Big Cypress Basin boundary, governing board.

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?

Collier County and Local News for November 2020

Collier County and Local News for November 2020

Naples to vote on mask mandate. Parts of Alfie Oakes’ challenge to mask order dismissed. Rivergrass hearings set for December. BCC approves RLSA plan changes.

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.

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