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Governor Ron DeSantis Signs “The Occupational Freedom and Opportunity Act” to Remove Unnecessary Barriers to Employment

Tallahassee, Fla. –Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed “The Occupational Freedom and Opportunity Act” (HB 1193) which eliminates barriers of entry to certain professions licensed by the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DPBR) by adding endorsement and reciprocity provisions, removing supplemental business licenses and corresponding license fees, reducing licensure education requirements, and eliminating other licensure and…

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FDP Statement on Today’s Supreme Court Ruling

FLORIDA – Today, Florida Democratic Party Chair Terrie Rizzo issued the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld abortion rights in Louisiana: “Today’s ruling is a victory for reproductive freedom. The Supreme Court reaffirmed that the relentless Republican attacks against access to safe and legal abortion are unconstitutional. Today is also a reminder of…

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Congresswoman Val Demings Cosponsors Inherent Contempt Bill

ORLANDO, FL – Today, Rep. Val Demings (FL-10) helped introduce new legislation to enable Congress to independently enforce subpoenas and other Congressional actions by directly levying penalties against people who refuse to comply. The bill, sponsored by Rep. Ted W. Lieu and cosponsored by Rep. Demings, is also cosponsored by Reps. David Cicilline (D-RI), Jaime Raskin…

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Trump tweets video with ‘white power’ chant, then deletes it

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Sunday tweeted approvingly of a video showing one of his supporters chanting “white power,” a racist slogan associated with white supremacists. He later deleted the tweet and the White House said the president had not heard “the one statement” on the video. The video appeared to have been…

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House Passes Soto, Demings, Murphy Bill to Designate National Pulse Memorial

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Reps. Darren Soto, Val Demings and Stephanie Murphy released the following statements after the passage of H.R. 3094, legislation that designates the Pulse Nightclub as a National Memorial Site: “Four years ago, we saw the atrocious and destructive nature of hatred plague our Orlando community when 49 lives were taken and 53 others were injured.…

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World leaders, stars unite at event aimed at fighting virus

LONDON (AP) — A summit that included a star-studded virtual concert hosted by Dwayne Johnson has raised nearly $7 billion in cash and loan guarantees to assist the poor around the globe whose lives have been upended by the coronavirus pandemic. Global Citizen said its summit with world leaders had raised $1.5 billion to help…

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Florida again reports more than 5,000 new coronavirus cases

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — For the second consecutive day, Florida has reported more than 5,000 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state. Thursday’s rise in reported cases was lower than Wednesday’s record-setting mark, but it’s only the second time the state has crossed the 5,000-case mark in a day. In total, the state has reported…

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Biden slams Trump over reported bounties placed on US troops

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden attacked President Donald Trump on Saturday over a report that he said, if true, contains a “truly shocking revelation” about the commander in chief and his failure to protect U.S. troops in Afghanistan and stand up to Russia. The New York Times reported Friday that American intelligence officials concluded months…

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