Working & The Economy

Health professionals, national economists urge DeSantis to ‘start over’ to control COVID-19

As the coronavirus death toll in Florida approaches 12,000, and the national death toll climbs above 186,000, the federation of Public Interest Research Groups,...
Florida Supreme Court

Amid Bar Exam glitches, Florida Supreme Court says no to letting young lawyers practice...

The Florida Supreme Court has rejected a petition to let law school graduates enter practice based on their educational credentials alone in light of...

Businesses saying no thanks to president’s payroll-tax deferral

Federal employees will see their paychecks increase a bit because President Trump is deferring their payroll taxes, but state, local, and private employers are...

Gov. DeSantis appoints top GOP lawmaker to oversee the agency in charge of FL’s...

Republican Dane Eagle, the Florida House Majority Leader who just lost his party’s primary for a congressional seat, will take over Florida’s Department of...

Why D.C. lawmakers are voting remotely during the pandemic

WASHINGTON —U.S. House Republicans have a new line of attack against some Democrats — they charge they are failing to show up for work.The...

CDC bans evictions through end of 2020 to curb spread of COVID-19, but ‘it...

The national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has banned evictions and foreclosures for the rest of the year, in an order issued Tuesday...

DeSantis’ new moratorium on evictions, foreclosures will help some, but not all residents struggling...

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis issued another last-day-of-the-month moratorium on evictions and foreclosures Monday night, but like the extension in late July, it offers limited...

Former chief of FL’s faulty unemployment system quits his state job amid COVID-19

It’s official. Ken Lawson, head of the state agency that ran Florida’s faulty unemployment system, quit on Monday.He had been secretary of the Florida...

With the airline industry suffering, Gov. DeSantis reassures the public that it’s safe to...

Air travel is safe despite the COVID-19 pandemic because of safety measures such as requiring face coverings, regular temperature checks for employees and disinfecting...

Finally, Gov. DeSantis decides to apply for $300 federal supplement for the jobless

After 32 states enrolled to provide a $300 federal weekly supplement for the jobless, Gov. Ron DeSantis on Wednesday decided to participate in the...

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