Posted in Recovery State & National News

Talking with Commissioner Fried

Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Nikki Fried on Sunday visited Escambia County to survey the hurricane damage She met with County Commissioner Lumon May at the…

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Posted in Escambia County Hurricane Recovery

Interview: Ag Commissioner Nikki Fried

Inweekly sat down with Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Nikki Fried this afternoon at the Walnut Hill Community Center. She had spent her day visiting the…

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Posted in Escambia County Hurricane Recovery

Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried touring Escambia today

Today, Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried will hold a media availability at the Walnut Hill Community Center, where she will meet with local farmers to discuss…

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Posted in State & National News

Fried protests DeSantis cancelling yet another Cabinet meeting

Yesterday, the Governor’s office canceled the upcoming August 11 meeting of the Florida Cabinet. In response, Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried, an independently-elected member of the…

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Posted in Health

Commissioner Nikki Fried calls for Florida statewide mask order

Today, in response to skyrocketing COVID-19 cases, Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried, an independently-elected member of the Florida Cabinet, called on the Governor to issue…

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Posted in Health State & National News

COVID-19: What’s happening around the state

Nursing Home Visitation Ban The News Service of Florida: Gov. Ron DeSantis’s administration was caught by surprise Tuesday to learn that a 30-day executive order…

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Posted in Health

Viewpoint: Time is Up for Bold Action on Coronavirus

By Nikki Fried Two months ago, we were celebrating the dawn of a new decade. One month ago, while a new virus ravaged China and…

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Posted in Caring Education Health

Escambia County added to food program, starts next March 23

School Superintendent Malcolm Thomas, Commissioner Lumon May and Mayor Grover Robinson deserve kudos for getting Escambia County added to this program. Tallahassee, Fla. – Today,…

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Posted in Politics

Does NRA control Florida Legislature

State Sen. Lauren Book, D-Plantation, yesterday filed a bill (SB 108) that would move the state’s concealed-weapons licensing program would be moved to the Florida…

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