Representative Dan Daley (D-Coral Springs) has filed House Bill 585 Instructions on Emergency First Aid for Choking. [Read more…] about Representative Dan Daley Files HB 585, a Legislative Idea Proposed by High School Students
Governor Ron DeSantis today announced his Framework for Freedom budget recommendations showing his steadfast commitment to helping Floridians with developmental disabilities served by the Agency for Persons with Disabilities (APD). [Read more…] about Governor Ron DeSantis’ Framework for Freedom Budget Reaffirms Commitment to Protect the Health and Safety of Vulnerable Floridians
The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) today commends Governor Ron DeSantis for proposing historic investments to support economic growth and prosperity for Floridians, businesses, and rural communities in his Fiscal Year 2023-24 Framework for Freedom Budget. [Read more…] about Florida Department of Economic Opportunity Commends Governor Ron DeSantis’ Framework for Freedom Budget for Historic Investments in Economic Growth and Prosperity for Floridians, Businesses, and Rural Communities
Destinations Florida applauds Governor Ron DeSantis’ recommended $100 million budget for Visit Florida next fiscal year. [Read more…] about Destinations Florida Applauds Governor DeSantis’ Visit Florida Budget Recommendation
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Immediately following the Speaker’s press conference, announcing the expansion of permit-less carry, Florida House Democrats provided the following responses. [Read more…] about Florida House Democrats Respond to Permitless Carry Proposal
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The Florida Supreme Court accepted a request by abortion providers today to hear arguments in their case against House Bill 5 (HB 5), a ban on abortion after 15 weeks of pregnancy. The move comes after several court rulings closed off meaningful legal avenues to block the law. While providers’ request for the court to hear arguments in the case was granted, the justices declined to immediately block HB 5 while the lawsuit proceeds, leaving the ban in place for now. The court will schedule oral arguments in a separate order.
[Read more…] about Florida Supreme Court to Hear Challenge to 15-Week Abortion Ban, Which Remains in Effect
Washington – Supreme Court Justices have asked the federal government’s chief appellate lawyer, the Solicitor General of the United States, to weigh in on the Florida and Texas social media laws that some lower courts found to violate constitutional free speech protections. The request follows a closed conference Friday where Justices considered which cases to review.
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“Florida Statute 1003 permits, among other things, the study of the Bible and requires a moment of silence. [Read more…] about FL State Senator Geraldine Thompson on AP African American History Course Rejection
Representative Jennifer Rita Harris (D- Orlando) today announced that the House District 44 office in Orlando, located at 2151 Consulate Drive, Suite 15-3, Orlando, FL 32837, will host a grand opening event on Jan. 27, 2o23 at 5 PM. [Read more…] about Representative Jennifer Rita Harris Announces House District 44 Office Grand Opening
HOW CAN ANY HISTORY LACK EDUCATIONAL VALUE
The recent decision by the Florida Department of Education to block a pilot project of an Advanced Placement course on African American History based on a determination that it lacks educational value really concerns me. [Read more…] about FL State Senator Rosalind Osgood on the rejected Advanced Placement African American Studies course