Stories tagged: "Florida"


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Florida Republican Files Measure to Allow Employers to Pay Workers Less After Minimum Wage Vote

Workers under 21 and other “hard-to-hire” employees could earn less than minimum wage if a bill some have called “discriminatory” is passed.

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Florida Has Used Only Half of Its Vaccines

The national press secretary said the state has a fair amount of doses while the state’s governor insists they need more and does not support Biden’s distribution plan.

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Florida Latino Leaders Demand Spanish Media Stop Spreading Lies and Conspiracy Theories

The culprits of distributing this misinformation were right there on social media.

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Florida Unemployment Claims Reach Highest Level in Five Months

Now Democratic lawmakers have filed a bill that would increase benefits and double the maximum eligibility period.

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Florida’s Dept. of Education May Put Thousands of ESL Students at Risk

Nearly 300,000 Spanish-speaking students in Florida will have to take a test in person at a time when COVID cases are on the rise.

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“No sentí nada más que alivio”: Journalist María Elena Salinas Gets Vaccinated

“Keep going into every available website and call every available number... Tens of thousands have already been vaccinated so it’s out there," Salinas said.

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Florida Democrats Say DeSantis’ Anti-Protest Bill Is Racist

The bill has been widely denounced by Florida Democrats as a measure that “promises selective enforcement against people of color.”