Republican Congressman Vern Buchanan on Thursday applauded House passage of bipartisan legislation to combat the devastating impact of harmful algal blooms (HABs), including red tide. The bill now heads to President Trump for his signature.
Gov. Rick Scott has announced that Florida’s high school graduation rate has reached a 15-year high, according to data released Wednesday by the Florida Department of Education. For the 2017-18 school year, Florida’s statewide graduation rate rose to 86.1 percent, an increase of 3.8 percentage points over last year and 17.1 since the school year before Scott took office.
Incoming Gov. Ron DeSantis announced on Tuesday that he is keeping Florida Lottery Sec. Jim Poppell at his post.
A federal complaint unsealed Monday reveals a Pakistan-born South Florida man has been accused of posting detailed bomb-making instructions to online sites frequented by extremists, including supporters of ISIS.
Gov.-elect Ron DeSantis, with Lt. Gov.-elect Jeanette Nuñez announced Monday the names of more than 30 advisors who will serve on the Transition Advisory Committee on Government Operations. The committee will be chaired by Larry Hart, Lee County tax collector.
Local communities throughout Florida report homelessness declined in 2018, according to the latest national estimate by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
Rick Scott, Florida Department of Health Send $4.8 Million to Projects Across Florida Fighting Alzheimer’s
On Monday, outgoing Gov. Rick Scott and the Florida Department of Health announced 30 grants to projects across Florida helping in the fight against Alzheimer’s Disease. The funds totaling $4.8 million come from the Ed and Ethel Moore Alzheimer’s Disease Research Program.
Gov.-elect Ron DeSantis announced Saturday he will recommend state Rep. Danny Burgess, R-Zephyrhills to serve as the next executive director of Florida's Department of Veterans Affairs.
Gov.-elect Ron DeSantis announced Friday additions to the senior team in the Executive Office of the Governor.
Congressman Brian Mast and U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio raised urgent concerns Thursday with the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, R. D. James, over an Army Corps of Engineers proposal that would "disregard clear congressional intent" and delay the review of the Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP) Post Authorization Change Report (PACR) by more than a year.