Stories tagged: "DeSantis"


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UPDATED: This Map Shows Where and Who Coronavirus Has Hit the Hardest This Week in Florida

On Thursday, Florida saw 10,109 new confirmed cases, setting a new record for the highest single-day total.

Florida coronavirus map
UPDATED: This Map Shows Where and Who Coronavirus Has Hit the Hardest This Week in Florida

Friday marks the ninth time in the past ten days that the state reported more than 1,000 daily cases of COVID-19, as statewide testing continues to expand.

Gov. Ron DeSantis
DeSantis Finally Said Something About The George Floyd Protests. For Some, it’s Not Enough.

The Republican governor’s comments came after a Monday conference call with governors in which President Trump urged state leaders to “dominate” and jail protesters.

Ron DeSantis
Kids’ Sports and Summer Camps Can Resume Across the State, DeSantis Says

The Republican governor made the announcement, arguing that children don’t seem to get infected at the same rate as adults.

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Nearly 800,000 Votes Hang in the Balance as Florida Felons Await Judge’s Ruling

A federal judge now weighs in whether Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis was motivated by partisanship when he denied felons their voting rights until they pay all legal debts.

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Over 260,000 Floridians Deemed ‘Ineligible’ for Unemployment Benefits

As of Sunday more than 40% of all processed applicants in the state were denied unemployment benefits. Here’s what they can do.

Gov. Ron DeSantis
Seniors Are Not Happy After Gov. DeSantis Called Florida “God’s Waiting Room”

The governor appeared to make a joke about the state's senior population despite indications that one in five cases of coronavirus in Florida was found in nursing homes and assisted living facilities.