Issues of Interest

VOLUNTEER FLORIDA Volunteer Florida announced that $360,000 in funding was distributed to five organizations that are working to implement an AmeriCorps Program in their community. The programs will focus on helping community members that have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Additionally, $120,000 in funding was awarded to support 17 Community Emergency Response Teams and Read more about Issues of Interest[…]

Legal Updates

FLORIDA SUPREME COURT JUSTICE APPOINTMENT Governor DeSantis was dealt a defeat when the Florida Supreme Court sided with the plaintiff in the appointment battle over a new justice. According to the law, the initial appointment was ineligible because she had not been a Florida Bar member for the required time period. The Court agreed and Read more about Legal Updates[…]

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MYFLORIDAMYFAMILY Governor DeSantis and First Lady Casey DeSantis announced MyFloridaMyFamily, an online hub of resources established in partnership with the Governor’s Faith and Community Based Initiative and the Florida Department of Children and Families. The website will connect Florida families in need to local faith institutions and community organizations, who may be able to provide help. Read more about Issues of Interest[…]

Issues of Interest

STANLEY CUP The Tampa Bay Lightning won the Stanley Cup on September 28th, besting the Dallas Stars 4-2 in the series. Congratulations to the team- some welcomed good news for Florida!  AMAZON DRONE AIRLINE Amazon received approval from the Federal Aviation Administration to operate its fleet of Prime Air delivery drones. The authorization gives Amazon Read more about Issues of Interest[…]