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Times: DeSantis, Florida lawmakers to wield power over federal COVID-19 relief


Post: Scott says Florida should reject stimulus money. DeSantis wants more.

FlaPol: Rick Scott urges cities, states to 'reject and return' excess stimulus

FlaPol: Ron DeSantis condemns ‘massive amounts of waste’ in ‘blue state bailout’ bill

FlaPol: Rick Scott's bet: COVID-19 relief bill will be a political loser for Democrats


Herald: Florida's getting billions for COVID relief. Here's where the money could be spent


Herald: Want a Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine in Florida? Here’s where to go for your shot


Herald: Florida inmates haven't gotten COVID-19 vaccines. DeSantis won't provide timeline.


Times: U.S. farmworkers, including in Florida, face hurdles to get vaccinations


Sentinel: After 2020 fraud claims, Donald Trump requested mail ballot for Florida election


AP: Florida lawmakers move to ban absentee ballot drop boxes

My News 13: Gov. Ron DeSantis Wants to Ditch Ballot Drop Boxes


WLRN: Florida GOP Senators Back Vote-By-Mail Overhaul

Sun-Sentinel: Republican plan to make it harder to vote by mail in Florida seen as 'massive voter suppression'


WLRN: DeSantis, Florida Cabinet Back Plan To Streamline Clemency

Sentinel: Florida clemency board approves automatic restoration of felons' civil rights

Herald: Cabinet OKs big change in clemency process, giving some automatic restoration of rights

Times: DeSantis and Cabinet end 5-year clemency wait for Florida felons


Sentinel: 'Countless people were affected by this system's failure,' inspector general says of flawed jobless website


CBS Miami: Pardon Request Rejected For Voting-Rights Leader

Sentinel: DeSantis again denies pardon to ex-felon voting advocate Desmond Meade


Times: After months, Florida's $100 mixed earner unemployment checks still delayed


FlaPol: Bills seek to save Florida Medicaid hundreds of millions of dollars, improve prescription drug care for patients


NBC Miami: Florida Lawmakers Debate Political Bias on College Campuses


WUSF: 'We're Losing Time': Expert Urges Florida To Expand COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility To More People


Post: Will it work? Experts hope Lake O water releases now will help avoid toxic summer algae


DBNJ: FDOT secretary: Pedestrian fatality report is 'inaccurate portrayal'


WLRN: Florida Senate Narrows Local Ports Plan


WUSF: State Reports 4,853 COVID-19 Cases, While Hospitalizations Continue To Fall

Sun-Sentinel: Florida reports 59 COVID deaths, the lowest number in more than three months


Democrat: FAMU partners with Elder Care, plans outreach to increase reach of vaccines


Sun-Sentinel: Lawsuits challenging Sheriff Tony are dead, experts say

NBC Miami: Florida Will Soon Lower COVID Vaccine Age Eligibility to 55

Sun-Sentinel: After a drop in vaccination age to 55, vaccines will open to all in Florida, DeSantis says

Times: Florida close to opening vaccinations to all, DeSantis says


FlaPol: Ron DeSantis debuts one and done vax pod


Herald: After facing fierce outcry, revised anti-riot bill ready for the House floor

Politico: GOP majority rejects second Democrat-backed amendment to Florida's anti-riot bill

Democrat: Bill to crack down on violent protests marches forward in Florida House


News4Jax: Florida House targets local emergency orders

Herald: Legislature proposes restricting local emergency orders during public health crisis


CBS Miami: Gov. Ron DeSantis Announces Executive Order To Remit Any Fines Related To Local COVID Restrictions

Herald: DeSantis, Cabinet take 41 seconds to decide to waive fines from COVID citations


CBS Miami: With State’s Standardized Testing ‘Season’ Looming, Lawmakers Look To Address ‘COVID Slide’


CBS Miami: Online Tax Plan To Bolster Unemployment System

Herald: Who's bailing out Florida's depleted unemployment fund? You, if you shop online

Sentinel: Republican leaders want internet sales tax to cut unemployment taxes for business


The Capitolist: Simpson, Sprowls announce plan to prevent tax hikes, replenish unemployment fund


Sentinel: DeSantis tries again to strip the Florida Cabinet of its powers


Democrat: DeSantis political committee: $3.2 million in February


FlaPol: Lauren Book brings in $250K in February as she weighs CFO run


Times: Florida lawmakers reveal plan to help businesses pay unemployment insurance


The Capitolist: Vendor Transparency Bill advances in Florida Senate


Today: State legislation seeks to limit local control over vacation rentals


Bradenton Herald: Florida governor said any student could repeat a grade next year. It's not turning out that way


Herald Tribune: Sarasota Memorial leaders to kill PAC funding plan, return hospital cash


WUSF: Bill Would Give Easier Access To Mental Health Services For Veterans


PNJ: Bill to allow guns in churches, mosques, and synagogues continues to advance in Florida Legislature


FlaPol: Republicans look to curb prescription middlemen's fees and practices


FlaPol: Senate panel OKs removing VISIT FLORIDA's sunset clause


My News 13: Transgender Advocates Oppose Florida’s Gender-Specific School Sports Bill


FlaPol: Jeff Brandes electric and autonomous vehicle bills zoom forward


FlaPol: Architect Orlando Lamas launches bid to replace Bryan Avila in HD 111

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Sentinel: Bright Futures scholarship cuts would chase star students away | Commentary

Sentinel: DeSantis issues order canceling COVID-19 fines for 'unprecedented' local government restrictions

Sentinel: Republican leaders want internet sales tax to cut unemployment taxes for business

Herald: Who's bailing out Florida's depleted unemployment fund? You, if you shop online

Herald: After facing fierce outcry, revised 'anti-riot' bill ready for the House floor

Herald: Tech investors pump another $350K into Miami Mayor Francis Suarez's reelection bid

Herald: DeSantis, Cabinet take 41 seconds to decide to waive fines from COVID citations

Sentinel: Educator first tapped for Seminole superintendent job calls search a 'fiasco'

Herald: Attack on mail ballots and drop boxes sails through Florida Senate committee

Sentinel: Florida GOP leaders seek to ban election drop boxes in latest voter restriction plan

Sentinel: DeSantis again denies pardon to ex-felon voting advocate Desmond Meade

Sentinel: Florida clemency board approves automatic restoration of felons' civil rights

Sentinel: Watch live: Gov. DeSantis COVID press conference

Herald: Legislature proposes restricting local emergency orders during public health crisis

Herald: Florida inmates haven't gotten COVID-19 vaccines. DeSantis won't provide timeline.

Herald: Cabinet OKs big change in clemency process, giving some automatic restoration of rights

Sentinel: DeSantis tries again to strip the Florida Cabinet of its powers

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