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Gov. DeSantis Announces $125M in State Budget to Boost Nurse Training and Nurse Employment

SANFORD, Fla. (FNN) – Florida governor Ron DeSantis opened his Sanford press conference slamming COVID vaccine mandates for medical personnel before making his big announcement: $125 million in approved state funding for nurse training and employment. Gov. DeSantis explained that $100 million will go to colleges and universities for higher education programs and pipeline programs…

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Representative Hinson Draws the Line on Governor DeSantis’ Proposed Redistricting Map

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – In preparation for the upcoming Special Session, Representative Yvonne Hinson (D-Gainesville) would like to announce her opposition to the Congressional Map proposed by Governor DeSantis. The Governor has called legislators back to Tallahassee for a special session. The session will not address urgent problems like food insecurity in our communities. Rather, it will serve the Governor’s…

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CPAC 2022 Opening Day: Gov. Ron DeSantis Slams ‘Brandon Administration’ and CRT

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – Florida governor Ron DeSantis hit on all of his key points during CPAC 2022 in Orlando that he’s been declaring over the past year, from slamming critical race theory to fanning his war flames against the Biden administration. He praised his administration’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic, noting Florida was the…

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VIDEO: Mayor Jerry Demings Calls Out Governor Ron DeSantis for Being MIA on New COVID-19 Outbreak

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings held a press conference Tuesday with Dr. Raul Pino, director of Florida Department of Health in Orange County to provide an update on COVID-19 and the County’s response. The Mayor also discussed the County’s efforts to monitor the Omicron variant, along with an update on testing,…

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Governor Ron DeSantis Announces First Ever Statewide Flooding Resilience Plan

OLDSMAR, Fla. – Governor Ron DeSantis was joined by Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Secretary Shawn Hamilton, Chief Resilience Officer Dr. Wes Brooks, and other stakeholders to announce another milestone in Florida’s efforts to protect Florida’s coastal and inland communities with the state’s first ever Statewide Flooding Resilience Plan. The plan consists of a list…

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DeSantis Announces Payment Increase for Law Enforcement, Says New COVID Lockdowns “Not Going to Happen”

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – Florida governor Ron DeSantis announced new legislation to increase payment for both local and state law enforcement, as well as new bonuses for all first responders in the state, during a press conference at the Florida Highway Patrol headquarters in Orlando. DeSantis criticized other states that have sought to defund different…

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Statement from Florida Democratic Party Chair Manny Diaz as Some Teachers’ DeSantis-Signed Checks Bounce

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Source: Florida Democratic Party // Friday, the Florida Department of Education confirmed that at least fifty physical bonus checks issued to Florida educators drawing on funds from the Biden Administration’s American Rescue Plan were “impacted” by a banking error that caused some teacher’s checks to be returned for insufficient funds.   In…

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