Stories tagged: "Ron DeSantis"

Florida Quietly Reimposes Food Stamp Work Requirements in the Middle of a Pandemic

The mandate was issued without a previous announcement from the Department of Children and Families or from the state’s Republican Governor Ron DeSantis.

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

More than 402,000 cases of the illness caused by the novel coronavirus were reported in the Sunshine State as of Friday.

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UPDATED: More Than 23,000 Children Have Tested Positive for COVID-19 in Florida

Gov. DeSantis is pushing to reopen schools in the fall, saying children are at low risk for the novel coronavirus. But the numbers tell a different story.

DeSantis Fired This Data Expert. She Says Her Own COVID-19 Dashboard Will Reveal the Truth.

Rebekah Jones has created a parallel site that she claims will reveal the numbers that the state has not been reporting.

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Florida’s Average Daily COVID Cases Has More Than Doubled. Trump Is Still Planning to Hold a Rally There.

Although Gov. Ron DeSantis and President Donald Trump attribute the majority of new cases in the Sunshine State to expanded testing, the numbers don’t add up.

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Wonder Why Trump Doesn’t Want You to Vote by Mail? This Is The Reason.

Despite Trump’s dire warnings of fraud, vote by mail keeps gaining public support in Florida, especially among Hispanics.

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It’s Official. Ex-Felons Will Be Allowed to Vote Despite Legal Fees

The judge overturned part of a law passed by Republican lawmakers and signed by Gov. Ron DeSantis last year forbidding ex-felons to vote.