Working & The Economy

COVID-19 puts the governor’s review of legislation and new state budget on the back...

The COVID-19 crisis has upended the normal review by Gov. Ron DeSantis of more than 200 bills and the $93.2 billion state budget that...

Many state workers are still in state offices, facing risks of COVID-19. Why aren’t...

About two weeks ago, Gov. Ron DeSantis told state agencies to allow employees to work from home, as the coronavirus was expanding in Florida.“If...

DeSantis expands NYC-area travel order: passengers from 3 weeks ago must isolate and identify...

Gov. Ron DeSantis is expanding his directive against air travelers from the New York City area to include mandatory self-isolation for people who arrived...

As coronavirus crisis grows, FL Democrats slam Republicans for trying to repeal Obamacare

Ten years ago, the Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare, launched a landmark effort at overhauling America's health care system.The legislation led to praise,...

Federal appeals court will hear arguments by phone and video conference amid COVID-19 pandemic

The federal appeals court that hears cases from Florida, Alabama, and Georgia, will allow oral arguments by telephone and video conferencing in light of...

Florida may quarantine COVID-19 carriers in hotels, convention centers

State emergency management officials are negotiating with hotels as places to quarantine people who aren’t sick enough with COVID-19 to require treatment in intensive...

COVID-19 infections climb to 658, and death toll to 12

State health officials reported an additional 95 positive lab tests for COVID-19 on Saturday morning, bringing the total of positive cases to 658. Twelve...

Second senior-living death confirmed in Broward County center

Correction: We've updated this story in line with a correction issued by the Florida Department of Health regarding an 11th death in Florida. The...

Nothing ambiguous about it: Bars, restaurants in Florida ordered closed (but you can buy...

Gov. Ron DeSantis’ latest COVID-19-related emergency order unambiguously closes bars and restaurants across the state of Florida, although they’re allowed to sell alcohol to...

Gov. DeSantis clamps down on beaches, entertainment venues in two South Florida counties

You can’t go to the movies, gym, or beach in Broward or Palm Beach counties anymore — or really any place where people are...

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