On Friday, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that the Tampa area gained the most private sector jobs of all metro areas in the state adding 84,600 new private-sector jobs over the year, a 7.2% increase. Tampa’s unemployment rate dropped to 3.9% in September, down from 6.0% reported in September 2020. TheContinue Reading

On Friday, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced that Florida’s successful economy is driving the nation’s positive economic activity. Florida’s economy accelerated in September 2021, growing at three times the rate over the month compared to the nation. Overall for the month, Florida gained 84,500 total jobs, including nearly 73,000 private-sector jobs.Continue Reading

Although many Americans favor expanding background checks for gun purchases, gun-control measures in Congress have failed to garner enough votes to pass. In contrast, some state legislatures have enacted measures to reduce gun violence in their communities. A new study examined the impact changes to background checks and licensing policiesContinue Reading

The Biden administration is secretly flying underage migrants into suburban areas of New York and other states, according to a new report posted by the New York Post. Dozens of young migrants have arrived via charter flights from Texas, a practice which started in August, a source told the New YorkContinue Reading

In 2018, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, became the first community to declare racism a public health crisis. Many communities have since done so since with more than 200 declarations of racism as a public health crisis made by city/town councils, county boards, governor/mayoral statements, school boards, and health associations or publicContinue Reading

A Thomas Jefferson statue is being removed from New York’s City Council Chamber in response to Public Design Commission members who overlook the third president’s accomplishments and are outraged that he owned slaves. The Jefferson statue resides near the near the chamber’s main dais, being placed there over 100 yearsContinue Reading

A woman was fired after a Black man accused her of telling him and his fiancé to stay in their “hood” while they were walking their dog at a Williamsburg park. Frederick Joseph tweeted on Sunday: “At the dog park in Brooklyn with my fiancé and this white woman wasContinue Reading

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul told Christian parishioners on that God wants them to be vaccinated. Hochul made the remark while speaking with worshippers at the Christian Cultural Center in Brooklyn. “Yes, I know you’re vaccinated. They’re the smart ones, but you know, there are people out there who aren’tContinue Reading

San Antonio Spurs Coach Gregg Popovich compared Christopher Columbus to Hitler. “It’s no knock on Italian Americans. That’s a silly argument,” Popovich continued. “It’s like saying, ‘We should be proud of Hitler because we are German.’ It makes no sense. “It’s Columbus Day. That’s why they are off on Monday?” Popovich rantedContinue Reading

On Thursday, U.S. Senators Rand Paul (R-KY) and Cory Booker (D-NJ) introduced the FDA Modernization Act to end animal testing mandates. This legislation would end an outdated FDA mandate that experimental drugs must be tested on animals before they are used on humans in clinical trials. The bill would notContinue Reading

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Douglasville Police Department confirmed that they had filed criminal charges against Terresha Lucas, a Georgia woman who posed as a Ku Klux Klan member to threaten community members with “racially charged” notes in the neighborhood. What Yahoo described as “an unexpected turn of events” as Lucas, 30, a black woman,Continue Reading

The Huntington’s Disease Society of America’s (HDSA) South Florida Chapter will host Brittany’s Hope for Huntington’s Charity Golf Tournament on Monday, October 18th from 10:30 AM – 6:00 PM: East Bay Golf Club in Largo, Florida. The event honors Brittany Bosson who is currently is battling Huntington’s disease and wantsContinue Reading

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced that, on behalf of the agency, the U.S. Marshals Service conducted a mass seizure of FDA-regulated spices and food additive products held for sale under unsanitary conditions. Specifically, these food products were exposed to widespread rodent infestation as well as other pests,Continue Reading

Nicklaus Children’s Hospital today announced a $5 million gift from VoLo Foundation – a private family foundation – to support advancements in pediatric surgical care and treatment. In recognition of this generous gift, made possible by VoLo Foundation co-founders David S. Vogel and Thais Lopez Vogel, the hospital will soonContinue Reading

Florida’s minimum wage will increase from $8.65 to $10 per hour on Sept. 30 as the first step under the $15 ballot initiative Amendment 2, which Florida voters resoundingly passed last fall. Business owners across Florida are applauding this raise, saying it will benefit businesses and the economy. Florida’s minimumContinue Reading

Earlier this week, 57 bipartisan Members of the U.S House of Representatives, including 35 Democrats and 22 Republicans, sent a letter to leadership at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) urging the agency to rescind its abrupt suspension of canine imports from 113 countries, effective on July 14th. InContinue Reading

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued an urgent health advisory to increase COVID-19 vaccination among people who are pregnant, recently pregnant (including those who are lactating), who are trying to become pregnant now, or who might become pregnant in the future to prevent serious illness, deaths, and adverse pregnancyContinue Reading

America’s fallen fire heroes, who died in the line of duty, will be honored at the 40th Annual National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend, October 2-3, 2021. The names of 215 firefighters will become a permanent part of the National Memorial in honor of their sacrifices. COVID-related line-of-duty deaths are nowContinue Reading