Gov. DeSantis challenges Florida lawmakers to eliminate Disney's special statusDisney appears in crosshairs of Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis as he challenged lawmakers on Tuesday to eliminate the special status that allows the entertainment company to operate as an independent government around its Orlando-area theme park.
The magic is fading at Disney as political and pandemic issues mountDisney investors head elsewhere as pandemic and political issues accumulate, though Disney has yet to see as much a decline as Netflix.
Tampa judge strikes down CDC's mask mandate for travelersA federal judge in Tampa, Florida struck down on Monday the Biden administration's mask mandate for airplanes and other public transport methods.
South Tampa water main break to close major intersection beyond Easter, officials sayA water main break at a busy intersection in South Tampa is expected to divert motorists as Easter weekend approaches, according to city officials.
Florida Gov. DeSantis signs controversial 15-week abortion ban into lawThe bill, which goes into effect July 1, does allow exemptions in cases where a pregnancy is "serious risk" to the mother or a fatal fetal abnormality is detected if two physicians confirm the diagnosis in writing.
DeSantis tops $100M in donations for Florida governor raceFlorida Gov. Ron DeSantis has reached a historic milestone, raising more than $100 million for his reelection effort, the first gubernatorial candidate in the Sunshine State -- and perhaps the entire country -- solely through donations.
Matthew McConaughey Delivers A Moving Message On Independence DayMatthew McConaughey delivers a moving message on Independence Day.
Florida Governor DeSantis Signs Bill Targeting Social Media PlatformsFlorida Gov. Ron DeSantis took a swipe at Big Tech on Monday as he signed a hot-button state bill targeting how digital platforms moderate online content.
Stephanie Murphy Passes On Florida Senate Run In 2022Florida Rep. Stephanie Murphy, a rising Democratic star who was seriously considering challenging Republican Sen. Marco Rubio next year for his seat, announced Monday that she will forgo a Senate run and instead will seek reelection to her seat in the House.
Pinellas Families Receiving WIC To See Temporary Benefit IncreaseFamilies in Pinellas County receiving WIC assistance will see a much needed temporary increase in their benefit.
Gaetz Ally Plans To Plead Guilty And Cooperate With ProsecutorsThe ex-Florida tax collector with close ties to Rep. Matt Gaetz is planning to plead guilty on Monday in a federal court in Florida, according to a new filing Thursday.
President DeSantis? Many Feel The Florida Governor Is Poised For A 2024 RunMany now believe that Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has a clear pathway to running for president in 2024, emerging from the coronavirus pandemic as the most recognizable Republican governor in the country.
Pasco Schools May Eliminate Mask Requirement For Students By The End Of AprilThe Pasco County School district announced it might not enforce mask-wearing by the end of April 2021.
Matthew McConaughey May Be Running As Governor For TexasMatthew McConaughey may be running as governor for Texas.
DeSantis Pushes Election Changes, Doesn't Brief Supervisor Of Elections In Hillsborough CountyGovernor Ron DeSantis says “Florida had the most transparent and efficient election than anyplace in the country in 2020,” yet he wants to make changes. The Supervisor of Elections in Hillsborough County says they haven't been made aware of any such plans.