FBI Tapes at Burnette Trial Casts Some Florida Political Players in Unflattering Light

FBI Tapes at Burnette Trial Casts Some Florida Political Players in Unflattering Light

By Karen Murphy, The Capitolist. This week’s witnesses in the federal trial of J.T. Burnette, a Tallahassee businessman standing trial for federal extortion and racketeering, described the “dirty politics of getting things done” in Tallahassee. The testimony exposed some of the true “power behind the throne” like that whielded by Burnette and his wife, Kim […]

DeSantis Says No Lockdowns or School Mask Mandates in Florida

DeSantis Says No Lockdowns or School Mask Mandates in Florida

In a press conference on Thursday, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis took time to comment on the upcoming school year by saying school mask mandates and lockdowns will not be happening in Florida. White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki called DeSantis’ comments “greatly concerning” and said her kids were used to wearing masks. “If I were […]

Drug Overdoses on the Rise in Florida

Drug Overdoses on the Rise in Florida

According to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), drug overdoses are on the rise in Florida. Specifically, the death toll rose by about 37 percent from 2019 to 2020 in Florida. One of the most notable trends was the amount of synthetic opioid fentanyl in Florida and how so many people have become […]

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