Florida State Guard

Does the Florida Legislature want to give Gov. Ron DeSantis his own army?

Independent reporter Jason Garcia is tracking the impact Gov. Ron Desantis' return from the presidential campaign trail is having on the Florida Legislature.
The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: WMNF’s daily digest of news headlines for Monday, July 17th, 2023

Tampa air quality decline Overall, air quality in the nation has improved in recent years. However, it’s actually gotten worse in Tampa. Housing advocates rally against police budget Activists have come out against a 16...

The Florida State Guard militarized

Veterans quit as training, mission for DeSantis’ State Guard turn militaristic When the first recruiting class of Gov. Ron DeSantis’ new Florida State Guard showed up for training last month, they had varied experiences and...
Aerial photo of downtown Tallahassee, Florida and the State Capitol

Lawmakers agree to fund and arm the new Florida State Guard

The Senate on Tuesday agreed to a House proposal that will bulk up the Florida State Guard, which Gov. Ron DeSantis revived last year.

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