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New joblessness stats: FL sees decline while 10.7 million remain out of work across...

Florida’s jobless rate fell from 6.3 percent in November to 6.1 in December, according to labor statistics released Friday by the Florida Department of...

Buttigieg puts greenhouse gas reduction at center of Biden transportation policy

Pete Buttigieg offered an unapologetic defense of President Joe Biden’s vision for improved transportation and greenhouse gas reductions during a Senate hearing to consider...

Biden immigration overhaul would open a door to citizenship for 11 million people

WASHINGTON—President Joe Biden is poised to send a sweeping immigration reform bill to Congress Thursday that would lay out a path for nearly 11...

President Biden urges a divided nation to ‘end this uncivil war’ in inaugural address

WASHINGTON — Calling on Americans to bridge the widening divisions in the country, Joe Biden became the 46th president of the United States on...

FL groups move to block ‘rush’ by outgoing EPA authorities to offload wetlands regulation

A lawsuit filed Thursday to stop transfer of wetlands permitting from federal agencies to a state agency says Florida cannot afford to take on...

Biden rolls out $1.9 trillion emergency package to battle pandemic and economic crises

WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden is calling on Congress to approve a sweeping package for economic and pandemic relief with a price tag twice...

Space Command HQ decision criticized as ‘politically motivated’

The U.S. Air Force has selected Huntsville, Ala., as the permanent headquarters for the U.S. Space Command, passing over the command’s existing base in...

Feds to release $1.4 billion in rental assistance to FL households facing eviction

With evictions looming for unemployed Floridians unable to pay long overdue rent, Florida is in line to receive $1.4 billion in emergency rental assistance.Gov....
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Ex-FL Department of Health spokesman joins capital PR shop amid churn in the communications...

Several familiar names in Florida’s professional communications realm have new posts this week.Alberto Moscoso, former communications director at the news hotspot that is the...

FL schools begin 2021 spring semester in pandemic; some 36,000 teachers, kids and staff...

As Florida school districts start the 2021 spring semester, some students will return to classrooms while others remain home for online instruction, even as...

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