Executive order

Ban on evictions, foreclosures extended

Ban on evictions, foreclosures extended

News Service of Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis late Tuesday extended until Aug. 1 an executive order that seeks to help prevent foreclosures and evictions amid job losses and financial problems caused by the novel coronavirus pandemic. DeSantis made the announcement just hours before an earlier extension was scheduled to expire. DeSantis initially issued an order […]

Unemployment soaring, state workers redirected to help

Unemployment soaring, state workers redirected to help

Between August 2018 and February 2020, Florida’s unemployment call center took 2.39 million calls, mostly from people out of the job needing assistance. In the last week, they received 2.1 million calls. The Department of Economic Opportunity’s (DEO) re-employment services are swamped as numbers rivaling the Great Recession flood into the system seeking help after […]

Restaurants on-premises dining, gyms ordered closed in Florida

Restaurants on-premises dining, gyms ordered closed in Florida

Friday afternoon, Gov. Ron Desantis ordered statewide closure of all on-premises consumption at restaurants and closed all gymnasiums and fitness centers.  The order cites COVID-19 concerns about the potential for these locations encouraging the congregating of more than 10 people. The White House has advised citizens to avoid gatherings to limit the spread of this […]

Is new Executive Order cause for gun owners to worry?

Is new Executive Order cause for gun owners to worry?

On Jan. 5, a tearful-eyed President Obama set out a call to action for the American people in  public speech outlining his new executive order on limiting gun violence. Gun violence has taken a heartbreaking toll on too many communities across the country. Over the past decade in America, more than 100,000 people have been […]