Gov. DeSantis defends no-vax Novak Djokovic after U.S. Open exclusion – Florida Politics

‘It’s so bizarre. It’s so stupid.’ Serbia’s Novak Djokovic may not be looking for a doubles partner on the tennis court anytime soon, but Gov. Ron DeSantis is rallying to his defense nonetheless. DeSantis, a frequent and vocal opponent of COVID-19 precautions he sees as going too far, expanded his critique to the realm of professional tennis … Read more

DeSantis’ ‘election integrity’ arrests spark new Florida controversy – MSNBC

Despite a flawless, statewide elections process in 2020, Florida Republicans approved a series of new voter-suppression measures in 2021. That, however, wasn’t quite good enough for Gov. Ron DeSantis. About a year after signing needless restrictions on voting, the Republican governor also created a new police force dedicated to pursuing election crimes. The unit would … Read more

DeSantis appointees replace elected school board members – The Associated Press – en Español

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Four school board members appointed by Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis in one of Florida’s most Democratic counties were sworn into office on Tuesday. They replace the elected Broward County board members DeSantis suspended after a grand jury investigating the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School found widespread wrongdoing. The … Read more

DeSantis promises historic tax cuts in Florida – Business Insider

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis promised that major tax cuts were coming to the Sunshine State.  The Republican governor appears poised to announce details of the plan within weeks. Florida recently instituted $1.3 billion-worth of sales tax holidays. Loading Something is loading. Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis vowed Tuesday that Florida is about to see the biggest … Read more

Ambrose: DeSantis, Newsom in ’24? – The Columbian

Jay Ambrose is an op-ed columnist for McClatchy-Tribune. Readers may send him email at speaktojay@aol.com. Photo Pundits like myself sometimes count on wisdom in telling readers who will get elected in a presidential race while forgetting there are 1,001 events that could change everything between now and the time people start voting. Therefore, be skeptical … Read more

DeSantis Takes the Rust Belt by Storm – The New York Sun

The Florida governor’s ability to rally support for Ohio Senate candidate J.D. Vance offers evidence he is the heir apparent to President Trump’s conservative populist coalition. Governor DeSantis at the Turning Point USA Student Action Summit at Tampa, Florida. AP/Phelan M. Ebenhack, file Commenting is available to  Sun Readers , Sun Members and Sun Founders … Read more

OPINION: DeSantis upholds the law against Andrew Warren – The Oracle

Despite having every legal right to do so, Gov. Ron DeSantis was met with backlash upon suspending State Prosecution Attorney Andrew Warren. SPECIAL TO THE ORACLE/FLICKR Gov. Ron DeSantis suspended State Prosecution Attorney Andrew Warren of Tampa, citing “neglect of duty” after Warren signed a statement with other prosecutors declaring they would not uphold HB … Read more