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FL House delivers a big win for GOP in voting to restrict COVID-related lawsuits;...

The Legislature’s GOP leadership scored their first major achievement of the 2021 legislative session on Friday when the House voted, 83-31, to make it...

New more infectious COVID-19 strain now detected in almost every state in the nation;...

About two months ago, federal officials warned of a new, more transmissible COVID-19 variant potentially becoming the dominant source of infection in the nation...
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GOP Senate chairman of health policy committee warns of socialized medicine but Dems disagree

A push for a Constitutional amendment to protect Florida residents' private health insurance is gaining traction in the Legislature, though Democrats are opposed.State Sen....
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Regardless of age, FL teachers and staff can get vaccines under a Biden administration...

Florida's K-12 teachers and staff of any age, as well as childcare workers, will be able to get COVID vaccines under a plan by...

Gov. DeSantis returns to Senate President’s turf to administer more COVID vaccines

Gov. Ron DeSantis visited Senate President Wilton Simpson’s back yard for the third time in about a week to open a COVID vaccination site...

With a one-page form, doctors can approve vaccines for people ‘extremely vulnerable to COVID-19’

In an expansion of who gets to be vaccinated in Florida, the DeSantis administration will allow doctors, using a brief one-page form, to authorize...

U.S. Senate panel splits over Xavier Becerra, Biden’s pick to lead Health and Human...

WASHINGTON — A Senate panel divided evenly along party lines Wednesday over the nomination of Xavier Becerra, President Biden’s pick to lead the Department...

Lives lost from COVID-19; Florida and U.S. flags at half-staff Wednesday

Flags are flying half-staff Wednesday in Florida, in remembrance of lives lost from COVID-19.Thus far, 31,135 Florida residents, and 561 non-residents, have died in...

In the battle against COVID variants, FL has become a troubling anomaly

Last year, not many people knew much about the coronavirus, let alone that it would mutate. But by now, variants of the virus causing...
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FL Legislature convenes; aside from pandemic, unrest, and climate damage, lawmakers’ minds will be...

The Florida Legislature convenes today for a two-month-long session expected to be loaded with campaign-style theatrics ahead of 2022 elections and partisan debate over...

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