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DeSantis makes conservation a priority

During the past four years under Gov. Ron DeSantis’ leadership, Florida has remained one of the most sought-after destinations for world-class fishing, unique hunting opportunities and recreation. Gov. DeSantis’ focus on protecting our natural resources and his continued support, ensures that residents and visitors will benefit and enjoy our environmental resources for generations to come...

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DeSantis asks statewide grand jury to investigate COVID-19 vaccines

By Brett Rowland | The Center Square (The Center Square) – Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has announced new actions designed to hold the federal government and pharmaceutical companies accountable for decisions related to COVID-19 vaccines. DeSantis will establish the Public Health Integrity Committee, overseen by the state’s surgeon general, to assess federal public health recommendations and...

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FWC Officer Specialist Nicole Basford named 2022 Operation Dry Water Officer of the Year

The National Association of State Boating Law Administrators has selected Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) Officer Specialist Nicole Basford as the 2022 Operation Dry Water Officer of the Year. Officer Specialist Basford currently serves in Bay County and is a 10-year veteran of conservation law enforcement. Her interest and capability for Boating Under...

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DeSantis suspends 4 Broward County School Board members

By Bethany Blankley | The Center Square contributor (The Center Square) – Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday suspended via executive order four Broward County School Board members “due to their incompetence, neglect of duty, and misuse of authority.” Board members Patricia Good, Donna Korn, Ann Murray and Laurie Rich Levinson were suspended effective immediately. They...

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Supreme Court’s abortion ruling is watershed moment

THE HILL — The Supreme Court’s extraordinary decision to eliminate the universal right to abortion is a watershed moment in the American experiment, ending half a century when women were free to make their own reproductive decisions and immediately ushering in an era when states can make that choice for them. From a practical standpoint,...

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Fauci tests positive for COVID-19

THE HILL — Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, tested positive for COVID-19, according to a statement on Wednesday from the National Institutes of Health. A statement from the NIH says that Fauci tested positive for COVID-19 through a rapid antigen test and is “currently experiencing mild symptoms.” He...

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Iraqi man in Ohio charged in plot to murder former President George W. Bush

NTD — An Iraqi man living in Columbus, Ohio, has been charged by federal authorities for allegedly plotting to smuggle foreign nationals into the United States as part of a plot to assassinate former President George W. Bush. Agents from the FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force arrested Shihab Ahmed Shihab Shihab, 52, Tuesday morning. He...

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Despite inflation, Americans’ spending not slowing down

THE HILL-– Despite high inflation, rising gas prices, deepening concern about the economy and rising recession risks, Americans keep spending money. Stocks have fallen sharply over the past week as Wall Street frets over a likely dip in consumer spending. Polls of consumer sentiment have fallen steadily — along with President Biden’s approval rating on...