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January 26, 2021 01:39 PM

The Judiciary Committee spent more than two hours debating the bill and four amendments before voting 7-4 along party lines to move it to the Commerce and Tourism Committee.


January 26, 2021 12:45 PM

President Biden has said he plans to invoke the Defense Production Act to provide more COVID vaccines, but forcing companies to gear up production won’t provide much-needed doses anytime soon.


January 25, 2021 01:42 PM

A report by the Orlando Sentinel and Columbia Journalism Investigations found that inequality is fueling heat-related illnesses across Florida.


January 21, 2021 02:05 PM

The administration is renewing U.S. support to WHO and getting a boost from Amazon, which is offering its network and advanced technologies to assist in distributing vaccines.


January 21, 2021 01:43 PM

In an interview with AP, Florida's surgeon general reassures state residents that officials were doing all they could to roll out vaccines as quickly as possible.


January 20, 2021 03:46 PM

A statement issued by the White House said the prosecution has been “widely cited as a case study in overcriminalization.”


January 20, 2021 02:50 PM

Keeping campaign promises regarding the nation’s COVID-19 response will go beyond stepping up the rollout of the vaccines.


January 20, 2021 01:51 PM

Gov. Ron DeSantis said he wants to make sure the state’s COVID-19 vaccine supply is being directed to Florida residents.


January 19, 2021 04:01 PM

Hours after expanding the program to Palm Beach, Martin and Monroe, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced vaccines would be available at Publix pharmacies in Lee, Charlotte and Brevard.


January 19, 2021 12:57 PM

USF Health has temporarily stopped offering COVID-19 vaccines because it has not received any additional doses from its hospital partners or the state.