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White House assessment gives Florida’s infrastructure a ‘C’ grade

By John Haughey | The Center Square  Florida needs to invest nearly $22 billion in drinking water infrastructure, nearly 1.5 million Floridians are “rent-burdened,” and...

Due to COVID, it’s not likely that FL will meet the...

By Danielle J. Brown, Florida Phoenix Families and educators every year prepare their students for key state exams. What they might not know, is that...
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Orange Co. provides more details on teen vaccines and rental assistance; FEMA vaccine sites...

From the Orange County Newsroom Orange County vaccinated its 500,000th person on Thursday, April 1, with 175,000 of them being vaccinated via the Drive-Thru Vaccination Site...

FL allows teens as young as 16 to get COVID vaccine; What does that...

By Danielle J. Brown, Florida Phoenix COVID vaccine eligibility opens up for residents as young as 16 starting Monday in Florida, raising a myriad of...

DeSantis’ pending ‘vaccine passport’ ban could pit individual rights against property rights

By John Haughey | The Center Square The Miami Heat will be the NBA’s first team to designate seats exclusively for the fully-vaccinated Thursday when...

Newly adopted Florida COVID-19 liability shield law is nation’s ‘most aggressive’

Focus on Business By John Haughey | The Center Square Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis was rocking as he signed the first bill sent to his desk...

Sen. Bracy and Rep. Brown push scholarships for descendants of 1920 Ocoee riot victims,...

John Hickey owned a plot of land in Ocoee where he lived with his wife Lucy Solonia Lott; they fled to Apopka after the...

Orange Co. announces re-opening of seniors recreation facilities, gyms, summer camps and more

From the Orange County Newsroom At Monday's news conference, Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings announced that, starting April 5, the county will be re-opening several...

Opponents call FL bill targeting transgender athletes dangerous, discriminatory

International Transgender Day of Visibility is an annual event occurring on March 31 dedicated to celebrating transgender people and raising awareness of discrimination faced by transgender people worldwide,...

DeSantis demands CDC lift ‘no-sail’ order by June 1

By John Haughey | The Center Square Governor Ron DeSantis on Friday demanded the Biden administration lift the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention’s (CDC)...

‘Being civically engaged was a pathway to enacting change’: State Sen. Bracy may run...

By Isaac Morgan | Florida Phoenix A Black man born in Philadelphia from “the son of a preaching father and an activist mother,” who played...

Gov. DeSantis announces lower eligible ages for COVID vaccine statewide, starting Monday

From the Orange County Newsroom Mayor Jerry Demings of Orange County shared the latest update from Governor Ron DeSantis on Thursday that COVID-19 vaccinations would...