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Governor DeSantis: No Structural Damages as Elsa Passes Through Florida

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (FNN) – Governor Ron DeSantis announced that no major structural damages have been reported in the state as tropical storm Elsa passes through, during a press conference at the State Emergency Operations Center in Tallahassee. DeSantis added that no healthcare facilities have reported any power outages but have been in contact with local…

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Freshman State Rep. Daisy Morales Garners Nearly 60 Bills Signed into Law

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (FNN) – Freshman State Representative Daisy Morales (D-Orlando) announced in a press release Friday that she tallied the most sponsored or co-sponsored bills signed into law in the Florida House this Legislative Session, a major milestone. “I love to serve the people of Florida and District 48,” Representative Morales said. “We have work to…

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Wing of Miami-Area Condo Collapses; at Least 1 Person Dead

SURFSIDE, Fla. (AP) — A wing of a 12-story beachfront condo building collapsed in a town outside Miami early Thursday morning, killing at least one person while trapping residents in rubble and twisted metal. Scores of rescuers pulled survivors from the debris as a cloud of dust floated through the neighborhood. Surfside Mayor Charles Burkett…

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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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Cruise Giant Norwegian Threatens to Skip Florida’s Ports

MIAMI, Fla. (AP) — Miami-based Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings is threatening to keep its ships out of Florida after the governor signed legislation banning businesses from requiring that customers show proof of vaccination against COVID-19. The company says the law signed by Gov. Ron DeSantis is at odds with guidelines from federal health authorities that…

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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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