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First Lady Casey DeSantis Discusses Best Pet Practices with Florida Animal Advocates

First Lady Casey DeSantis Discusses Best Pet Practices with Florida Animal Advocates

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, First Lady Casey DeSantis was joined by Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR) Secretary Melanie Griffin and Florida animal advocates to discuss ways to improve protections for Florida’s pet population and lower euthanasia rates among animals admitted to a shelter. To watch the press conference click here. Discussion participants included:  Dr. Robert Leonard – Chairman of the Florida Board of Veterinary Medicine  Kate MacFall – Florida State […]

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STATEMENT: Florida Senator Shevrin Jones on Committee Passage of 15-Week Abortion Ban

Senate Passes Public Safety Package, Codifying Constitutional Right of Citizens to Keep and Bear Arms

Tallahassee — Today, the Florida Senate Health Policy Committee heard and passed a 15-week abortion ban (Senate Bill 146) out of committee, along party lines. Florida Senator Shevrin Jones (SD-35), member of the Health Policy Committee, released the following statement: Time and again, Florida Republicans have made it abundantly clear that they would rather undermine […]

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Tampa Area Man Sentenced To More Than 17 Years For Series Of Convenience Store Robberies

Three Defendants Plead Guilty to a Civil Rights Conspiracy Targeting Pregnancy Resource Centers

Tampa, FL – U.S. District Judge Mary Scriven has sentenced Enrique Marquez (26, Tampa) to 17 years and 11 months in federal prison for four Hobbs Act robberies, conspiracy to commit those robberies, and two counts of brandishing a firearm during the commission of the robberies. Marquez had pleaded guilty on December 5, 2022. According […]

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Zephyrhills Man Pleads Guilty To Unlawfully Making A Destructive Device

Three Defendants Plead Guilty to a Civil Rights Conspiracy Targeting Pregnancy Resource Centers

Tampa, FL – United States Attorney Roger B. Handberg announces that James John Hall (34, Zephyrhills) has pleaded guilty to one count of unlawfully making a firearm (destructive device). Hall faces up to 10 years’ imprisonment. Hall has also agreed to forfeit the destructive device, which includes a pipe, Tannerite, pyrotechnic powder, and pyrotechnic fuse. […]

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Mayor and City Commission Monday, October 17, Pass/Fail

Mayor and City Commission Monday, October 17, Pass/FailWest Palm Beach City Commission Meeting Approvals and Decisions WEST PALM BEACH, FL (10-18-2022) – Below is a summary of the approvals and decisions made by the City Commission meeting on Monday, October 17, 2022. MAYOR’S OFFICE – Proclaimed October 21, 2022 to October 28, 2022 as Mobility Week in the City of West Palm […]

April is Autism Acceptance Month

April is Autism Acceptance Month

April is Autism Acceptance Month and Miami-Dade County is continuing its efforts to raise awareness with events and programs happening throughout the month. Miami-Dade Parks features playgrounds with sensory equipment at Tamiami Park and Kendall Indian Hammocks Park, specifically designed for children with autism. The Superheroes Garden Autism Playground at Tamiami Park includes an adventure […]

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The 2022 WASD Annual Drinking Water Supply and Quality Report

The 2022 WASD Annual Drinking Water Supply and Quality Report

The Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Department has released the 2022 Water Quality Report. Also known as the Consumer Confidence Report, it provides a snapshot of drinking water quality each year based on the prior year’s testing results. WASD staff works 24-hours-a-day, year-round to ensure that high quality drinking water is available to its customers, including […]

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