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Governor Ron DeSantis Awards $6M in Funding to Hernando County

BROOKSVILLE, Fla. – In a press conference at the American Aviation Flight Academy in Brooksville Monday, Governor Ron DeSantis announced $6 million in state funds for a Hernando County workforce development project Monday morning. The governor stated the project will be a collaboration between the state, Hernando County and Pasco-Hernando State College to fund the…

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Rep Grieco Files Bill Criminalizing Fake COVID Vaccine Cards

ORLANDO, Fla (FNN) – Amid a rising number of cases where people have been presenting fake COVID-19 vaccination cards, State Representative Michael Grieco (D-113) filed a bill this week seeking to create criminal penalties on fake vaccine certificates. The proliferation of fake vaccine cards, which some websites sell for between $50 and $200–one even offered…

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Florida to Award $3,000 Bonus to Teachers Who Complete New Civics Education Training

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced the creation of the Florida Seal of Excellence, a new professional credential for educators in civics education, during a press conference at BridgePrep Academy of Orange in Orlando, Florida. The credential is part of an additional $106 million the state will award for civics education, $65…

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Charlie Crist Rips DeSantis During Voting Rights Tour Stop in Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – US Congressman and Florida gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist’s statewide Voting Rights Tour stopped in east Orlando to discuss Florida GOP’s road blocks on democracy. “Doesn’t seem like the governor’s an expert on elections,” Congressman Crist quipped as he opened the conversation on voting rights with the roundtable guests. “And that’s really a…

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