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Governor DeSantis Highlights Commitment to Prevent Alzheimer’s

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (FNN) – Governor Ron DeSantis highlighted his commitment to the prevention of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease during a press conference at an assisted living center in Jacksonville. DeSantis noted that the 2021-2022 budget for Alzheimer’s research in the state budget was increased by $12 million, bringing the total to $51 million. He also…

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VIDEO: Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Nikki Fried Files to Run for Governor

MIAMI, Fla. (FNN) – It’s official, Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried officially filed to run for Florida governor Tuesday. The conversation of Fried’s potential gubernatorial run first began in May, after she had already voiced her frustration at the end of the Legislative Session in Tallahassee, slamming Governor Ron DeSantis and the majority-Republican legislature. “This Session…

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Governor DeSantis Signs “Anti-Riot” Bill into Law

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (FNN) – Governor Ron DeSantis was at the Polk County Sheriff’s Office today to sign the HB1 (Anti-Riot) Bill into law. The bill is the result of concerns following the Black Lives Matter protests after George Floyd’s death. HB1 – Combating Public Disorder, was drafted by the Florida House Judiciary Committee, Representative…

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Fried on Piney Point: Emergency De-Escalated, but ‘Many Balls Were Dropped in the Process’

MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. (FNN) – Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Nikki Fried addressed the Piney Point reservoir water leak in a press conference on Tuesday afternoon, saying she was informed that “the emergency has de-escalated” over the last 24 hours, but warned that this situation could have been prevented were it not for what she called…

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State Representative Daisy Morales Marks 100 Days in Office

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Freshman State Representative Daisy Morales (D-Orlando) celebrates her first 100 days in office, sharing approximately three-and-a-half months of consistent service to her constituents, strong outreach to Hispanic and underserved communities, and bold legislative action. View the full report here.   “I’m proud of what my staff and I have already achieved in the first 100…

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