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Nikki Fried: Ron DeSantis seeks ‘race war’ with critical race theory ban

Fried made the comments on Jacksonville radio Monday. Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried contended Monday that Gov. Ron DeSantis seeks a “race war and a cultural war.”. Fried, appearing on WJCT-FM’s “First Coast Connect,” was answering a listener question about the recently instituted Board of Education ban on teaching critical race theory and the 1619 Project, when she made the comment critical of the rule change.
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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis errs in restricting race studies in schools

At a time when Americans are crying out for an honest appraisal and greater understanding of the role race plays in our nation’s development, the Florida Board of Education has plugged its ears. At the urging of Gov. Ron DeSantis, the board last week approved a rule that threatens meaningful discussion of the historic and persistent presence of racial inequity in American society.
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Governor Ron DeSantis Receives Twenty-Five Bills from the Florida Legislature

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis received the following bills from the Florida Legislature. The Governor has until June 29, 2021, to act on these bills. CS/CS/SB 56 – Community Association Assessment Notices. CS/SB 70 – Domestic Violence Centers. SB 146 – Civic Literacy Education. CS/CS/SB 184 – Purple...
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Friends of Ron DeSantis receives $1,500 on May 4

Karin Krogius contributed $1,500 to the Friends of Ron DeSantis, a campaign committee, on May 4, according to data from the Florida Department of State. Donations made to political groups or candidates must be disclosed under state law for greater transparency in elections. While Congress created the Federal Election Commission to oversee federal elections in 1974, each state is left to regulate its local elections.
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Editorial: Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis errs in restricting race studies in schools

At a time when Americans are crying out for an honest appraisal and greater understanding of the role race plays in our nation’s development, the Florida Board of Education has plugged its ears. At the urging of Gov. Ron DeSantis, the board this week approved a rule that threatens meaningful discussion of the historic and persistent presence of racial inequity in American society.
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Governor Ron DeSantis Signs Legislation to Protect Religious Freedom and Support Florida’s Jewish Community

Press release from the Office of Governor Ron DeSantis. Today, Governor Ron DeSantis was joined by members of the Florida Legislature and leaders in the Jewish community at the Shul of Bal Harbour to sign HB 529 and HB 805. HB 805 ensures that volunteer ambulance services, including Hatzalah, a free emergency transport service operating in South Florida, can operate. HB 529 requires Florida schools to hold a daily moment of silence.
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Gov. Ron DeSantis signs property insurance bill into law

SARASOTA, Fla. — Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a widely-debated property insurance bill aimed at addressing insurance market woes in Florida Friday. The governor put pen to paper on the legislation in Sarasota where he hosted a roundtable of state leaders and insurance industry representatives. The property insurance bill, SB 76,...
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Ron DeSantis-Appointed Judges Strike Down ‘Government-Sponsored Shaming’ Mask ‘Diktats, Object to ‘Whispering Informants’

Gov. Ron DeSantis-appointed judges struck down “government-sponsored shaming” mask “diktats” in Florida Friday, objecting to the consequences of “disobedient neighbors” being “subjected to whispering informants.”. In a 2-1 decision, a panel of the 1st District Court of Appeal struck down a circuit judge’s ruling regarding the legality of the “yoke...
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Nate Monroe: Hey, Ron DeSantis, please leave Jacksonville out of your deranged games

COMMENTARY | Ron DeSantis was once, not so long ago, a peculiar and obscure congressman from North Florida; not quite as north as Jacksonville, mind you  —  his district didn’t stretch this far  —  but he was born here, and he represented the region. Yet he almost seemed to go out of his way to be unhelpful to local officials looking for a little advocacy in the nation's Capitol.
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Gov. Ron DeSantis says he would sign ban on trans surgeries for minors in Miami interview

Gov. Ron DeSantis revealed in a recent Miami interview with the Daily Caller that he would be willing to sign new laws that would stop minors getting any trans surgeries. The Florida governor had an interview with the Daily Caller News Foundation on Monday during which he proclaimed that he wouldn’t hesitate to sign legislation prohibiting transgender surgeries for minors.