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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 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.

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.

Florida Government News for February 2020

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This month in Florida Government news: Parental consent abortion bill heads to governor; appeals court had good news for ex-felons But challenge continues; DOE releases new state standards.

Florida Government News for December 2019

This month in Florida Government news: Amendment 4 rights restoration still in the courts; Gov. DeSantis wants high schoolers to take a civics exam; e-Verify battle heating up; Senate President Galvano says toll road funding is on track. For these stories and more news for Florida voters, read on …

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