Attorney General Ashley Moody’s Office of Statewide Prosecution and the Drug Enforcement Administration today announced the arrests of two drug traffickers transporting methamphetamine, heroin and fentanyl into Florida. [Read more…] about Deadly Heroin and Synthetic Opioids Seized in Drug Trafficking Bust
The University of Tampa’s Spring 2019 Honors Program symposia series kicks off on Monday, Jan. 28, with Noah Oakley, recipient of the Timothy M. Smith Inspiration Through Exploration Award. His presentation begins at noon in the Crescent Club on the ninth floor of the Vaughn Center. [Read more…] about UT Honors Program Announces Spring 2019 Symposia Series
Yesterday, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that Kevin J. Thibault, P.E., former Southeast Regional Senior Vice President of TranSystems Corporation, will serve as Secretary of the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) for the DeSantis-Nuñez Administration. [Read more…] about Governor Ron DeSantis Selects Kevin J. Thibault as Secretary of The Florida Department of Transportation
On Tuesday, January 22nd, The Florida Sherriff’s Association will present The Dispatcher of the Year Award to Jeff Andress of the Alachua County Sherriff’s Department at the Winter Sherriff’s Meeting in Miramar Beach. [Read more…] about Florida Sheriff’s Association Name Dispatcher of the Year
Governor DeSantis Appoints Afghanistan Veteran Chris Anderson as Seminole County Supervisor of Elections and Wendy Sartory Link as Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections
Yesterday, Governor Ron DeSantis issued Executive Order 19-19, suspending Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections Susan Bucher, effective immediately. The order follows the recommendation of Secretary of State Michael Ertel to remove Bucher from office. The Governor also issued Executive Order Executive order 19-18, officially acknowledging the resignation of former Broward County Supervisor of Elections Dr. Brenda Snipes, effective January 4, 2019, formally terminating her duties.
Palm Beach County traffic will be affected this week by ongoing construction projects and maintenance work, Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) officials report. Weather permitting; closures will be in effect on I-95 and in other areas throughout Palm Beach County for construction activities.
Funds will help launch institute at UF Health for Parkinson’s and other neurodegenerative diseases
The University of Florida and UF Health have received a $20 million gift from the Lauren and Lee Fixel Family Foundation that will be used to establish the Norman Fixel Institute for Neurological Diseases at UF Health, an institute focused on advancing research, technological innovation and clinical care for Parkinson’s disease and other neurodegenerative diseases, including Alzheimer’s, Lewy body, ALS, dystonia and concussions. [Read more…] about University of Florida and UF Health Announce $20 Million Gift from the Lauren and Lee Fixel Family Foundation
Tallahassee’s third annual March for Women’s Rights is Saturday, January 19th. This year’s march aims to highlight the challenges and triumphs of women and get them to commit to action. Sister marches will take place across Florida and the U.S. [Read more…] about Third Annual Women’s March on Tallahassee
Today, Commissioner Nicole “Nikki” Fried announced important personnel policy revisions for the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. [Read more…] about Commissioner Fried Announces Policies Protecting Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity
Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that Florida’s unemployment rate remained at a low 3.3 percent and was down 0.6 percentage point for 2018. [Read more…] about Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Unemployment Rate Remains Low