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Proposed budget plan could mean $14.1 million for Escambia teachers

Gov. Ron DeSantis wants Florida lawmakers to approve a $602 million plan that would set a minimum salary of $47,500 for public-school teachers. A budget…

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DeSantis proposes $91.4 billion budget

By Jim Saunders, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Ron DeSantis on Monday proposed a $91.4 billion state budget for next year, touting…

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Weekly Roundup: So long, justices, we hardly knew ye

TALLAHASSEE — Less than two weeks after Hurricane Dorian wrecked the Bahamas, a potential tropical cyclone is looming over the island chain. Weather experts on…

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Florida to share voter registration info

Editor’s note: This is a big deal–and will make our voting registration more secure. From Jim Turner, The News Service of Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis…

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DeSantis poised to push agenda in legislature

By Ann Ceballos, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Ron DeSantis on Tuesday will start his first legislative session, where he will test…

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DeSantis will rescind last-minute appointments

Gov. Ron DeSantis will rescind some appointments made during former Gov. Rick Scott’s final days in office, a DeSantis spokesman said Wednesday. “There’s a few…

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DeSantis Inaugural Address

Gov. Ron DeSantis was formally sworn into office Tuesday during an inauguration ceremony outside the Old Capitol. Here is his inaugural address, as prepared for…

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Hoskins named to DeSantis economy advisory

Gov.-elect Ron DeSantis yesterday announced his Transition Advisory Committee on the Economy. Ret. Capt. Keith Hoskins, who is Gulf Power’s West District General Manager, is…

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Gaetz in driver seat on shaping DeSantis administration

Congressman Matt Gaetz helped Ron DeSantis pick his lieutenant governor, Jeanette Nuñez, coached him on the debates and now will be one of the chairs…

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