Florida House and Senate redistricting maps approved. Congressional map unresolved as DeSantis threatens veto. Record $100 billion-plus budget and bills to implement leaders’ priorities likely to pass.
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.
DeSantis releases $100 billion Freedom First budget proposal. State challenges to federal vaccine mandates seem to be succeeding. UF accreditation under review due to free speech controversy. Conservationists’ case tossed.
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.
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.”