Florida COVID-19 Cases Now More Than 33,000

Cases of COVID-19 in Florida have now passed 33,000. The Department of Health confirms 33,193 people have tested positive for COVID-19; an increase of 347 cases since Tuesday morning. …

Recreational Pot Supporters Fire Back On Ballot Proposal Law

With a hearing next week in the Florida Supreme Court, backers of a proposed constitutional amendment that would allow people to use recreational marijuana are disputing arguments by the state Senate that a new law should help block the ballot initiative. …

South Florida Not Included In Governor’s Plan To Reopen Florida

TALLAHASSEE —Gov. Ron DeSantis announced that Florida will start lifting stay-at-home orders starting Monday. In a plan he’s labeling, “Safe. Smart. Step-by-Step,” DeSantis said Wednesday that the state will take a “very slow and methodical approach” to reopening in order to convince the public it’s safe. The orders won’t apply to…

A Staggering Toll: 30 Million Have Filed For Unemployment

Updated at 8:38 a.m. ET The telephone lines are still jammed at the nation’s unemployment offices. Another 3.8 million people filed claims for jobless benefits last week, according to the Labor Department . While that’s down from the previous week’s 4.4 million, a staggering 30.3 million have applied for unemployment in…

Florida COVID-19 Cases Pass 32,000

There are now more than 32,000 cases of COVID-19 in Florida. Monday’s report from the Department of Health shows 32,138 have tested positive for the coronavirus in the state; an increase of 610 since Sunday morning. …