News Service of Florida

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DeSantis Vows to Fight School Mask Mandates

Gov. Ron DeSantis doubled down Thursday on his opposition to mask mandates for public-school students during the COVID-19 pandemic, saying he would call for a special legislative session if the federal government moves toward requiring masks in schools. “There’s been talk about potentially people advocating at the federal level, imposing …

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Judge Blocks Florida’s New Property Insurance Law

A federal judge has blocked the state from enforcing a key part of a new property-insurance law designed to combat fraud that prohibits roofing contractors advertising to potential customers. Chief U.S. District Judge Mark Walker supported the call for a preliminary injunction from Brandon-based Gale Force Roofing & Restoration LLC, …

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