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Movers and Shakers

Appointments and Actions by Governor DeSantis: Florida School for the Deaf and Blind Board of Trustees Appointed were June Ann LeFors, Saint Augustine, an instructor for interpreter education as well as for the deaf and exceptional at the University of North Florida; and Christine Chapman, Saint Augustine, co-owner of All-American Air Conditioning and Heating. Florida Read more about Movers and Shakers[…]

Legal Updates

DIGITAL BALLOT IMAGES The Florida Democratic Party, several county supervisors of elections and the Secretary of State have agreed to put a lawsuit on hold until after the November election. The Party is alleging the supervisors are in violation of state law by not storing digital images of ballots fed into tabulating machines. The supervisors Read more about Legal Updates[…]

Movers and Shakers

Appointments and Actions by Governor DeSantis: Florida Building Commission Appointed were W. Grey Marker II, Fort Lauderdale, chief executive officer of Marker Construction Group; Rodney Hershberger, Sarasota, board chair of PGT Innovations; James Schock, Saint Augustine, senior plans examiner and floodplain manager for the St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners; David John, Tarpon Springs, Read more about Movers and Shakers[…]

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[…]