Governor Ron DeSantis signed the Focus on Florida’s Future Budget for Fiscal Year 2024-2025. These monumental investments exemplify Governor and First Lady DeSantis’ continued commitment to the health of Florida’s communities by directly fostering innovation, efficiency, and collaboration across Florida’s health care systems. “This year’s investments made by Governor DeSantisContinue Reading

Tallahassee, Fla. – Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) Secretary Jared W. Perdue, P.E. issued the following statement following two separate Federal Court decisions that ruled in favor of twenty-two states, including Florida, who sued the federal government to block the implementation of the unlawful greenhouse gas emissions program. “Florida is glad to see both Texas and Kentucky federal courts rule against federalContinue Reading

A picture of former United States President Trump recently created a buzz online. The picture, below, showed his hand with red markings when he was photographed on January 17 leaving his Manhattan apartment. From childish behavior in a court room to a diagnosis of “the clap,” Democrats were quick toContinue Reading

MSNBC host Joy Reid targeted the “White Christians” who led Donald Trump to victory at the Iowa caucuses, where Trump acquired 51 percent of the vote with 99 percent of votes counted. “These are white Christians. That this is a state that is over represent overrepresented by white Christians… Iowa is about 61%Continue Reading

Green Day transformed the ABC’s New Year’s Eve television special into an attack on President Trump’s supporters with their lyric change. The band’s frontman Billie Joe Armstrong altered lyrics during Dick Clark’s Primetime New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest. Here’s how the lyrics were originally written: Well, maybe I’m theContinue Reading

On Thursday, U.S. Senators Rand Paul (R-KY) and JD Vance (R-OH), along with U.S. Representative Chip Roy (R-TX-21) led dozens of their fellow members of congress in sending a bicameral letter to the White House rejecting further U.S. funding for the war in Ukraine. The letter to the White House reads,Continue Reading

“Peace, commerce, and honest friendship with all nations, entangling alliances with none” -Thomas Jefferson Last week, U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) and Representatives Chip Roy (R-TX-21) and Warren Davidson (R-OH-8) introduced legislation to make it clear that Article 5 of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) cannot override Congress’ constitutionalContinue Reading

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis and Attorney General Ashley Moody sued the Biden administration over its attempts to undercut Florida’s nation-leading higher education reforms. Throughout Governor DeSantis’ time in office, Florida has ranked number one in the nation for higher education, yet the U.S. Department of Education has unconstitutionally collaborated with accreditationContinue Reading

Today, the Florida Chamber of Commerce unveiled its 2023 How They Voted. A comprehensive review of what passed this legislative session, what didn’t, and what remains unfinished business, How They Voted reveals the Florida Chamber’s 2023 Legislative Report Card, showcasing grades earned by all 159 legislators in the Florida House and Senate based onContinue Reading

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Last week, U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) introduced his conservative alternative to the Biden-McCarthy debt deal. This alternative was offered as an amendment to the so-called “Fiscal Responsibility Act” deal and would have replaced existing language with responsible reforms and necessary cuts. The Senate voted on Dr. Paul’s amendment duringContinue Reading

On Tuesday, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed Senate Bill (SB) 478 to convert the Early Childhood Music Education Incentive Pilot Program into a permanent program available to school districts across the state. The Early Childhood Music Education Incentive Program provides assistance to school districts in implementing comprehensive music education programsContinue Reading

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On May 19, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that Florida has the lowest unemployment rate among the top 10 largest states in the nation at 2.6 percent, as Floridians see continued economic stability spurred on in part by the thriving tourism industry. Between January and March of 2023, Florida saw aContinue Reading

U.S. Term Limits commends Florida Governor Ron DeSantis for signing the bill that enforces eight-year term limits for school board members. U.S. Term Limits (USTL) began advocating for term limits for school boards in 2017.  Efforts have included participation in town hall meetings, the Florida State Supreme Court, the ConstitutionContinue Reading

Four Florida cities–Orlando, Jacksonville, Miami and Tampa, in that order, topped the personal-finance website, WalletHub‘s list of 2023’s Best Large Cities to Start a Business. In order to determine the best cities for launching a business, WalletHub compared 100 cities, across three key dimensions: 1) Business Environment which includes AverageContinue Reading

As legislators consider Florida SB 262/HB 1547, legislation targeting large data-driven digital advertising platforms like Google, Facebook, and Amazon, small businesses statewide are voicing strong opposition to the proposal. More than 100 business leaders sent a letter asking legislators to oppose the bills in order to “preserve the current digitalContinue Reading

The Hillsborough County Commission has written to the Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) requesting in-district customer service hearings and workshops for Tampa Electric customers. This follows concerns raised by activists at a County meeting about the utility’s reliance on fossil fuels, which they say is driving up energy bills. TheContinue Reading

Yesterday evening, Florida Democratic Party Chair Nikki Fried and Senate Minority Leader Lauren Book and 11 others were arrested at a pro-abortion protest in Tallahassee. They were protesting SB 300. The bill, S.B. 300, would ban most abortions after six weeks of pregnancy, with exceptions for women facing life-threatening harmContinue Reading

A new poll conducted by the Saint Anselm College Survey Center (SACSC) at the New Hampshire Institute of Politics (NHIOP) finds President Joe Biden facing weak support for re-election.  Although his job approval has improved somewhat since the mid-term elections, he is still underwater at 45%-54%. This translates into a weak primary ballot, withContinue Reading