Stories tagged: "Florida"

Florida - Economy - DeSantis
As Floridians Struggle to Make Ends Meet, DeSantis Offers a Tax Break on Kayaks

From July 1-7, outdoor recreation and entertainment items will be tax-free in Florida.

Florida - abortion - law
Abortion Is Still Legal in Florida, but Access Is Limited

The new 15-week ban, a limited number of provider clinics, and the high cost of the procedure limit access to abortions in post-Roe Florida, especially for low-income women.

Florida - abortion - Desantis
DeSantis Will Expand Florida’s Restrictions on Abortion Access

Last April, the governor took the first step to restrict abortion in the state by signing a 15-week abortion ban.

Florida _ Abortion - Law
Florida Judge to Hear Arguments on State’s New Abortion Law That Could Start on Friday

The measure prohibits abortions beyond 15 weeks and has been challenged by two lawsuits.

Florida - Gun violence - Rubio Scott
Sens. Scott and Rubio Did It Again: They Turned Their Backs on Safe Gun Use

Even though the members of Congress have made promises to Floridians, they didn't support the bill, which aims to tackle the mass shootings that so far this year have killed 281 people.

Florida - Vaccines - Kids
Florida Is the Only State that Didn’t Preorder Infants’ COVID-19 Vaccines

US regulators authorized the first COVID-19 shots for infants and preschoolers, but Gov. DeSantis decided not to facilitate their distribution, delaying their availability in children's hospitals and other facilities that have relied on state distribution of the shots.

Capitol attack - Florida - Hearings
Here’s Why Floridians Should Pay Attention to the Capitol Riot Hearings

Many Floridians played a key role in the violent attack on the Capitol.