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Get ready now for post-hurricane debris removal

Get ready now for post-hurricane debris removal

Property Managers and Homeowner Association Board of Directors can help make cleaning up after a storm faster. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has specific guidelines for federal reimbursement of Miami-Dade County’s debris collection activities on private roads. The procedures include submitting a new executed Right of Entry agreement (Agreement) each year. To facilitate post-storm […]

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Jacksonville Convicted Murderer Sentenced To 20 Years In Federal Prison For Armed Drug Dealing

Two Florida Steel Traders Sentenced for Money Laundering and Russia-Ukraine Sanctions Violations

Jacksonville, Florida – U.S. District Judge Marcia Morales Howard has sentenced Ronald Bernard Thomas, Jr. (44, Jacksonville) to 20 years in federal prison for selling methamphetamine while armed with two pistols. The two pistols used in the offense previously were administratively forfeited. Thomas had pleaded guilty on February 9, 2023. According to court documents, Thomas, […]

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Former Postal Carrier Sentenced To Over Six Years For Distributing Cocaine Packages Sent To Her Postal Route

Two Florida Steel Traders Sentenced for Money Laundering and Russia-Ukraine Sanctions Violations

Tampa, Florida – U.S. District Judge Mary S. Scriven has sentenced Nathasha Michelle Prieto (34, Bradenton) to six years and six months in federal prison for conspiring to distribute over five kilograms of cocaine. Prieto had pleaded guilty on January 5, 2023. According to court documents, Prieto, a former United States Postal Carrier, and her […]

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Road and Dock Closures Beginning May 25, 2023

Road and Dock Closures Beginning May 25, 2023CITY OF WEST PALM BEACH ENGINEERING & UTILITY ROAD CLOSURES  Southern Boulevard between Olive Avenue and Washington Road (through July 2023): One eastbound lane closure as repairs are made on road depressions.  Monceaux Road between Dixie Highway (US 1) and Georgia Avenue (through August 2023): There will intermittent lane closures for underground utility improvements. Access to all […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Judge Meredith Sasso to Florida Supreme Court

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Judge Meredith Sasso to Florida Supreme Court

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis appointed Judge Meredith Sasso to the Florida Supreme Court. Judge Sasso is currently the Chief Judge at the Florida Sixth District Court of Appeal, located in Lakeland. She is the fourth woman and, as a Cuban-American, the fourth Hispanic justice Governor DeSantis has appointed to the high court since […]

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Governor Ron DeSantis Signs Legislation to Increase Criminal Penalties for Crimes Committed Against Police K-9s

Governor Ron DeSantis Signs Legislation to Increase Criminal Penalties for Crimes Committed Against Police K-9s

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed House Bill (HB) 1047 to increase criminal penalties for harming, harassing, or willfully resisting an animal working with police officers, firefighters, or search and rescue teams. “Florida’s K-9s play heroic roles in responding to emergencies, apprehending criminals, and keeping our communities safe,” said Governor Ron DeSantis. “In Florida, back-the-blue […]

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Governor Ron DeSantis and the Florida Cabinet Invest $103 Million to Conserve Vital Lands in Florida

Governor Ron DeSantis and the Florida Cabinet Invest 3 Million to Conserve Vital Lands in Florida

Fisheating Creek Ecosystem Florida Forever Project | Photos by Carlton Ward Jr./Wildpath TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis and the Florida Cabinet approved the investment of over $103 million to conserve nearly 40,000 acres across the state through the Florida Forever and Rural and Family Lands Protection programs. Nearly all of the projects approved are within the Florida […]

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Governor DeSantis Receives 38 Bills from the Florida Legislature

Governor DeSantis Receives 38 Bills from the Florida Legislature

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis received the following bills from the Florida Legislature. The Governor has until June 7, 2023, to act on these bills.   CS/CS/SB 306 – Catalytic Converters CS/CS/SB 376 – Automatic Sealing of Criminal History Record and Making Confidential and Exempt Related Court Records CS/SB 384 – Violent Offenses Committed […]

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