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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - Governor Ron DeSantis on Friday announced a series of measures he was considering in his ongoing feud with Disney. Most notably, the governor is considering installing toll … more
ORLANDO, Fla. - Former State Representative Carlos Guillermo Smith announced on Friday that he'd be seeking a state Senate seat following his re-election defeat in November 2022. From his first … more
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - With the signature of Governor Ron DeSantis, permitless concealed carry is set to become the law of the land in Florida. The measure will make it legal for individuals to carry … more
ORLANDO, Fla. - Attendees of the ultra-popular fandom convention MegaCon in Orlando this weekend are continuously describing extreme crowding and organizational issues with the event. Known as one of … more
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Governor Ron DeSantis has urged Florida's Inspector General to open an investigation into Disney after the theme park giant apparently nullified the powers of his appointees to … more
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The Florida State Senate on Monday approved a ban on abortions past the sixth week of pregnancy. If also passed by the Florida House of Representatives and signed by Governor Ron … more
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - The five-person board appointed by Governor Ron DeSantis to oversee the tourism district in which Walt Disney World resides has now claimed that legal maneuvering by Disney … more
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - "The largest ever support for housing in state history". That's what Governor Ron DeSantis called Senate Bill 102 when he signed it into law on Wednesday. He's certainly correct … more
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Ricky Polston, a fourteen-year Justice on the Florida State Supreme Court, has announced his resignation from the bench. Polston informed Governor Ron DeSantis this week that, … more
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Joseph Harding, a former Florida state lawmaker, has pleaded guilty to felony charges that alleged he committed fraud with COVID-19 relief funds. Harding was charged with wire … more
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The restrictions put in place by last year’s Parental Rights in Education bill, known to opponents as ‘Don’t Say Gay’, will likely soon be in effect … more
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - A new bill introduced to the Florida state legislature would vastly limit the discussion of certain human processes in elementary school grades, including menstrual cycles. This … more
For the second time under Governor Ron DeSantis’s tenure in office, a criminal will be executed for his crimes in Florida. This time, and for the first time in history, it’s for a murder … more
Gas prices across the state of Florida rose 11 cents on average last week, according to a report from AAA. The uptick moved most areas even further above the $3.00 mark than they already were. The … more
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Governor Ron DeSantis on Tuesday clarified his stance on a bill which would require bloggers to register with the state if they covered him, cabinet officials, or legislators. … more
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - A new bill introduced by state legislators in Tallahassee would outlaw the termination of pregnancies after six weeks from conception. It would tighten an already-passed 15-week … more
ORLANDO, Fla. - The Orlando International Airport (MCO) is in line for $69 million in federal grant money for terminal improvements, a Congressman Darren Soto announced at a press conference Monday. … more
A Spirit Airlines flight was safely diverted to Jacksonville, Florida on Wednesday, March 1, after the crew reported a battery fire in an overhead bin. The Airbus 320 departed Dallas-Fort Worth … more
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Jason Brodeur, a state legislator from Daytona Beach, has filed a bill that would require independent bloggers to register themselves with the state government if they write about … more
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - A rocket carrying four men successfully launched from the Kennedy Space Center on Thursday, reaching the International Space Station Friday morning. The rocket was a SpaceX … more
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