Florida Cases Of COVID-19 Pass 38,000

Cases of COVID-19 in the state passed 38,000 Wednesday. The Florida Department of Health confirms 38,002 people have now tested positive for the coronavirus. That’s an increase of 563 since Tuesday morning. …

Transfers Eyed To Stem COVID-19 In Nursing Homes

As the number of deaths in long-term care facilities continues to steadily increase, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced Tuesday the state will mandate that nursing homes transfer residents with COVID-19 if the homes cannot properly isolate or care for them. …

Federal Judge Says He Will Rule Against Florida In Voting Rights Case

A much-watched voting rights case in Florida came to a close on Wednesday with the federal judge explicitly stating that he would rule against the state of Florida. The dramatic ending to the trial came after seven days of testimony from elected officials, state employees, plaintiffs and voting rights advocates. …

Fight Brewing Over How High To Keep Lake O

Updated May 7 at 12:30 p.m. As the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers gathers public input on how to operate Lake Okeechobee once it finishes $1.8 billion in repairs to its aging dike, an old fight has resurfaced: how high to keep water levels. It’s a question that has long dogged…