Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, a prominent member of the Republican Party and a former military officer, was to announce his 2024 U.S. presidential bid during a discussion with Elon Musk on Wednesday, U.S. sources say.
Florida lawmakers are pushing legislation that would let citizens carry a concealed gun without having to get a government-issued permit.
The Florida Supreme Court has agreed to hear a lawsuit challenging the state’s 15-week abortion ban, which was passed in July last year, almost immediately after Roe v Wade was reversed, the Washington Examiner reports. In the meantime, the law remains effective; the high court did not impose a temporary injunction to block it pending review.
A Florida school district’s policy that requires students to use bathrooms based on their biological sex is constitutional, according to a federal appeals court.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis is asking a grand jury to investigate whether Floridians were misled by COVID-19 vaccine manufacturers after claims by his state’s surgeon general that the vaccines could potentially harm those who received it.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis over the weekend told an assembly that the state plans to hold vaccine manufacturers “accountable” for alleged severe side effects in the COVID-19 vaccine.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis hasn’t announced plans to run for the White House in 2024, but his allies are already working to make a potential presidential bid easier.
Former U.S. President Donald Trump did not plan to leave a coastal area in the U.S. state of Florida despite mandatory evacuations as Nicole intensified into a Category 1 hurricane, an adviser said.
Commentators said Wednesday that Democrats defied historical odds in the critical U.S. midterm elections as an anticipated “red wave” of Republican victories did not materialize.
Florida’s newly created Office of Election Crimes and Security is requesting a criminal investigation into charges of ballot harvesting in Orlando, a Democratic stronghold in the critical swing state.
A Florida Board of Medicine panel voted Friday to ban “gender-affirming” treatment, such as hormone therapy and sex reassignment surgeries, for children and adolescents.
Florida education officials have passed a new rule requiring public and charter schools to allow students to access bathrooms and locker rooms based on biological sex rather than preferred gender identity.
A former student who pleaded guilty last year to murdering 17 people at a Florida, high school should not be executed, a jury decided Thursday.
Hurricane Ian, which has just devastated Florida and Puerto Rico, was the 15th billion-dollar weather and climate disaster to hit the US this year so far, Axios reports. Early estimates of damage from Hurricane Ian show insured losses of $53 billion to $74 billion.
Sixty-six clinics in 14 states have stopped providing abortions since the US Supreme Court overturned Roe v Wade in June, Politico reports. Twenty-six of these clinics have closed down altogether, including the Jackson Women’s Health Organization, which was at the center of the case through which Roe was reversed.
The death toll of Hurricane Ian past 80, while residents in the U.S. state of Florida and the Carolinas faced recovery costs expected in the tens of billions of dollars.
Hurricane Ian will be remembered as one of the worst storms to ever hit the state of Florida with houses and cars floating away, along with storm surges of 12 to 18 feet. And unfortunately, it’s not done unleashing destruction against the United States yet.
Hurricane Ian, one of the most powerful storms ever recorded in the U.S., swamped southwest Florida on Wednesday, turning streets into rivers, knocking out power to 1.8 million people and threatening catastrophic damage further inland.
Hurricane Ian is bearing down on Florida, threatening to further destabilize a homeowners-insurance market already teetering on the edge of disaster.
Tampa is preparing for what could be its first direct hurricane hit in a hundred years with parts of the city under mandatory evacuations as residents brace for Hurricane Ian’s impact.