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On the anniversary of the failed Bay of Pigs invasion of Cuba, DeSantis signs a bill requiring the teaching of communism history in Florida

Gov. Ron DeSantis on Wednesday signed a measure that will lead to the history of communism being taught in grades as low as kindergarten.
Bob Graham

Former Florida Governor and U.S. Senator Bob Graham dies at 87

Bob Graham, a two-term Florida governor who served in the U.S. Senate and ran for president died Tuesday at age 87.
Florida Poly

The new president of Florida Poly could make up to $1.2 million a year

Devin Stephenson, who will become president of Florida Polytechnic University, could make up to $1.224 million a year.
Hillsborough County's suspended State Attorney Andrew Warren

Andrew Warren is running for State Attorney in Hillsborough

Democrat Andrew Warren announced he will run again this year for Hillsborough County state attorney after being suspended by Ron DeSantis.
AI

Bills about AI, school chaplains and communism are on the Florida governor’s desk

One bill (SB 1264) would require the history of communism to be taught in grades as low as kindergarten in Florida.
banned books, First Amendment

DeSantis signs laws on book challenges and charter schools

More than 1,200 objections were filed to school library books last school year in Florida. A new law limits challenges by some people.
Florida wetlands

Florida appeals in the fight over wetlands permitting

Florida has appealed after a judge rejected a federal government decision to shift wetlands permitting authority to the state.
Deaf and Hard of Hearing ways to communicate after a weather emergency

Five questions for the director of the Florida Division of Emergency Management

Kevin Guthrie has been director of the Florida Division of Emergency Management since April 2021.
Cybersecurity IT computer mobile

The Florida governor signs laws, including changes to a USF cybersecurity center

Ron DeSantis signed 14 bills, including a measure that will make a series of changes to the Florida Center for Cybersecurity at USF.
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A trial over Florida Medicaid eligibility is scheduled for May 13

A federal judge has scheduled a trial for May 13 in a lawsuit over people being dropped from Florida’s Medicaid program after redetermination
Florida Poly Devin Stephenson

The Florida Polytechnic University Board of Trustees narrowly selects Devin Stephenson as its next president

The Florida Polytechnic University Board of Trustees chose Devin Stephenson to become the school’s second president, succeeding Randy Avent.

Bill Conerly and Rich Tatem file to run for the Florida House seat being vacated by Tommy Gregory

Lakewood Ranch Republicans Bill Conerly and Rich Tatem opened campaign accounts to run in Manatee County’s House District 72.

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