DeSantis Suspends Palm Beach County Elections Chief

DeSantis Suspends Palm Beach County Elections Chief

By Lloyd Dunkelberger, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Saying the county conducted its last election like the “Keystone Cops,” Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday suspended Palm Beach County Elections Supervisor Susan Bucher. In his executive order, DeSantis cited a litany of problems with Bucher’s office, such as failing to complete a machine recount […]

DeSantis Yanks Dozens of Scott Appointments

DeSantis Yanks Dozens of Scott Appointments

By Jim Turner, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday rescinded 46 of the last-minute appointments former Gov. Rick Scott, now a member of the U.S. Senate, made in his final days in office. The selections to various boards yanked by DeSantis Friday required Senate confirmation. Among the names pulled […]

DeSantis Presses Lawmakers For Pot Changes

DeSantis Presses Lawmakers For Pot Changes

By Dara Kam, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Saying they failed to heed the will of voters, Gov. Ron DeSantis ordered Florida lawmakers Thursday to eliminate a ban on smokable medical marijuana and, if they don’t comply, threatened to drop the state’s appeal of a court ruling that found the prohibition ran afoul […]

DeSantis Picks Luck for Supreme Court

DeSantis Picks Luck for Supreme Court

By The News Service of Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Monday appointed appellate Judge Robert J. Luck to the Florida Supreme Court, filling the second of three vacancies on the high court. Luck has served on the 3rd District Court of Appeal since March 2017 and previously was a Miami-Dade County circuit judge. DeSantis last […]

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