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$1.4B in emergency federal rental assistance headed to Florida

By Jason Schaumburg | The Center Square Florida is in line to receive $1.4 billion in federal COVID-19 emergency rental assistance, Governor Ron DeSantis said Tuesday. The...

Pandemic outpacing vaccinations as post-holiday surge hammers Florida

By John Haughey | The Center Square A trifecta of bad pandemic news in Florida unfolded last week, culminating Friday with the state learning nearly half...

With more students to attend in-person classes, Florida teachers lobby for...

By John Haughey | The Center Square With parents of struggling students enrolled in online programs being urged by state and local educators to return to...

DeSantis chides hospitals for Florida’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout

By John Haughey | The Center Square Under fire for overseeing a COVID-19 vaccine rollout that has seniors in some areas waiting in lines to be...

Florida bill seeks to impose uniform standards on private, charter, public...

By John Haughey | The Center Square Florida is committed to investing billions on tax-funded school choice vouchers to pay private school tuition for an...

Florida sports wagering bills filed to spur stalled Seminole pact negotiations

By John Haughey | The Center Square With states scrambling for revenue to boost pandemic-stressed budgets, it’s a good bet a raft of sports gambling...

DeSantis: CDC’s COVID-19 vaccine priorities a ‘huge mistake’

By John Haughey | The Center Square Gov. Ron DeSantis will not adjust Florida's COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan to prioritize front-line workers, such as grocery...

First COVID-19 vaccines arrive in Florida as ‘buried’ coronavirus report questions...

By John Haughey | The Center Square Gov. Ron DeSantis was at Tampa General Hospital (TBH) Monday as a 31-year-old emergency room nurse became one of...

First round of COVID-19 vaccine doses expected in Florida next week

By John Haughey | The Center Square Florida could receive up to 2 million doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine within days and will offer inoculations...

Bill seeks to strike Confederate observances from Florida’s calendar

By John Haughey | The Center Square Florida observes three state holidays that commemorate Confederate leaders, but Democratic Rep. Michael Grieco has filed House Bill 6007 in...