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Feds Boost Money for Hurricane Debris Removal

January 25, 2019 - 6:00am
Gov. Ron DeSantis in Marianna Thursday

Gov. Ron DeSantis announced in Marianna Thursday the White House is extending the number of days debris cleanup from Hurricane Michael will be fully reimbursed by the federal government.

Next Steps Eyed in Fight Against Water Woes

January 24, 2019 - 6:00am
Holly Raschein

Local governments have spent $17.3 million the state provided to combat outbreaks of red tide and toxic blue-green algae, which have caused massive fish kills and fouled waters in coastal areas for more than a year.

DeSantis Yanks Dozens of Appointments

January 19, 2019 - 6:00am
Ron DeSantis

Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday rescinded 46 of the last-minute appointments former Gov. Rick Scott, now a member of the U.S. Senate, made in his final days in office.

Backroom Briefing: From the Sea of Galilee to North Adams Street

January 18, 2019 - 6:00am
Gov. Ron and Mason DeSantis

When Gov. Ron DeSantis makes his first international trip to Israel, he plans to tout Florida but also will have a chance to get a new supply of water --- and probably will do a better labeling job.

Hurricane Debris Remains 'Huge, Huge Undertaking'

January 17, 2019 - 6:00am
Ron DeSantis, CFO Jimmy Patronis, and FEMA's Brock Long in the Panhandle Wednesday

Gov. Ron DeSantis directed the state Division of Emergency Management to speed money to Panhandle communities that are being swamped financially by “massive” amounts of debris from Hurricane Michael.

DeSantis Targets Airbnb over West Bank Policy

January 16, 2019 - 6:00am
Ron DeSantis

Don’t expect Gov. Ron DeSantis to plan an Airbnb stay as part of his first foreign trip as the state’s top executive.

DeSantis Plane Problem Refuels Debate

January 15, 2019 - 6:00am
Gov. Ron DeSantis in Mexico Beach

A mechanical problem Friday with a seized drug plane being used to shuttle Gov. Ron DeSantis throughout the state has revived talk of new or improved air transportation for the governor and, maybe, members of the Florida Cabinet.

DeSantis, Cabinet Pardon 'Groveland Four'

January 12, 2019 - 6:00am

Gov. Ron DeSantis and the state Cabinet gave long-sought pardons Friday to members of the “Groveland Four” in one of the most-notorious cases from Florida’s Jim Crow era.

Backroom Briefing: Scott Heads for the Exits

January 11, 2019 - 6:00am
Rick Scott

Former Gov. Rick Scott exited the Tallahassee stage before Tuesday’s ceremonial inauguration of his successor was finished.

DeSantis Wants All SFWMD Board Members' Resignations

January 11, 2019 - 6:00am
Ron DeSantis

Gov. Ron DeSantis called Thursday for the resignations of all members of the South Florida Water Management District Governing Board, which has been under fire since voting in late November to grant Florida Crystals a lease extension for land eyed for a reservoir.

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