Tag: Desantis

Nikki Haley Ties with Desantis in recent Iowa 2024 poll

Nikki Haley Ties with Desantis in recent Iowa 2024 poll

A recent Iowa poll reveals a boost in support for former South Carolina governor and US Ambassador Nikki Haley.  While Donald Trump remains the GOP’s number 1 2024 presidential candidate, Haley’s newfound surge in support puts her neck and neck with Trump’s closest competition, Florida governor Ron Desantis. According to the poll, both Haley and […]

Israel officials deny DeSantis’ claims of sending military equipment

Israel officials deny DeSantis’ claims of sending military equipment

Ron DeSantis’ recent claims of sending military equipment to Israel is receiving pushback from Israeli and domestic officials according to a report from The Guardian. DeSantis had announced on Thursday that he had consulted with Israel’s consul general in Miami to send a variety of military equipment to its troops in support of Israel’s “rescue […]

Desantis and Florida surgeon general warn against new Covid booster vaccine

Desantis and Florida surgeon general warn against new Covid booster vaccine

Following the recent release of an updated booster due to recent spikes in COVID-19 cases, multiple Republican presidential candidates have gone against the use of the CDC’s newest vaccine.  Florida presidential candidate Ron Desantis, and Florida surgeon general Joseph Ladapo have been one of the more vocal opponents against the announcement, urging citizens under the […]

Governor Ron DeSantis faces campaign hurdles in staffing and financial management

Governor Ron DeSantis faces campaign hurdles in staffing and financial management

Governor Ron DeSantis’ bid for presidency has encountered significant obstacles in staffing and spending, prompting the campaign to take action to ensure its success. Despite an impressive $20 million fundraising haul in the second quarter, concerns have arisen over the campaign’s financial management, with only $12 million remaining in the bank, of which $3 million […]

DeSantis will launch his presidential bid with Elon Musk

DeSantis will launch his presidential bid with Elon Musk

Today, Florida Governor DeSantis is set to launch his 2024 presidential campaign. DeSantis is viewed as former president Donald Trump’s chief rival for the Republican party’s nomination. He will announce his decision in an online conversation with Twitter CEO Elon Musk.

Florida House Bill 1191 could allow state to pave roads with radioactive material

Florida House Bill 1191 could allow state to pave roads with radioactive material

A bill in the Florida House of Representatives, HB 1191, could potentially allow the state to pave its roads with phosphogypsum – a mildly radioactive waste material used in the fertilizer industry. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) says that phosphogypsum is a waste product from manufactured fertilizer that emits a radioactive gas called radon. It also contains the radioactive elements of uranium, thorium, and radium.

New Immigration Law Approved by Florida Legislature

New Immigration Law Approved by Florida Legislature

Ron DeSantis, Florida governor, has once again made an enemy of the Florida population, given that the population is made overwhelmingly of immigrants; and the Florida legislature made it happen. DeSantis has announced the approval of a new immigration bill by GOP lawmakers in the state, and today on May 10th of, 2023, the bill was signed by him. The bill aims to enhance the state’s cooperation with federal immigration authorities and impose stricter penalties on individuals and organizations that violate immigration laws.

DeSantis appointees begin reshaping Walt Disney World’s districts

DeSantis appointees begin reshaping Walt Disney World’s districts

The five new board members of the governing body, which had been controlled by Disney up until February, had on their meeting agenda rules prohibiting anyone from being barred from its offices for not wearing a face mask or not having the COVID-19 vaccine. Also, the agenda includes a resolution asserting the board’s “superior authority” over the district that covers Disney World’s 27,000 acres, including two minuscule cities.

Desantis announces new measures against Disney special district control

Desantis announces new measures against Disney special district control

Florida Governor Ron Desantis has taken new steps to cede control from the special district allotted to Disney in the 60s. Desantis announced, during a lunchtime press conference on Monday, that he would be implementing multiple steps to work against a recent foil in his plans to put Disney’s special district under state control.

Federal Judge Blocks DeSantis Censorship Law

Federal Judge Blocks DeSantis Censorship Law

The law is a continuation of DeSantis’ battle against the “woke agenda”, including the governor’s “Don’t Say Gay” bill and banning teachers from talking about critical race theory in K-12 classrooms. The law is intended to prevent teaching or mandatory workplace activities that suggest a person is privileged or oppressed based necessarily on their race, color, sex, or national origin.

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