Senate Moves Quickly on Policing Bill

Senate Moves Quickly on Policing Bill

By Ryan Dailey, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — A late-session push by the Florida House to require new training standards for police officers is ready to go to the Senate floor this week after unanimously passing the House. The proposal (HB 7051), in part, would place restrictions on when police officers can use […]

Weekly Report Ending April 25th: Leon COVID Indicators Remain Low

Weekly Report Ending April 25th: Leon COVID Indicators Remain Low

TR’s weekly report (April 18 – April 25) on Leon County COVID cases, hospitalizations, and testing positivity rates is detailed below. TR’s April 18th weekly report can be reviewed here. The weekly COVID report, ending April 25th, shows little change in the Leon COVID indicators. Since the middle of January 2021, the charts below show a […]

Orange County Seeks to Relax Mask Mandate by June

Orange County Seeks to Relax Mask Mandate by June

Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings said county government is putting together a plan to relax its mask mandate by as early as June. Orange County is home to Orlando. “We are working with the department of health on a plan to phase reducing requirements of wearing facial coverings and social distancing,” Demings said. “We are […]