Category: Brevard Politics

Gov. Ron DeSantis to Call State Legislature Back Into Special Session to Ban Vaccine Mandates

Gov. Ron DeSantis was in Clearwater on Thursday as he stood in support of workers and called for a special legislative session to ban vaccine mandates on workers in the state of Florida. […]

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Florida First Lady Casey DeSantis Makes First Public Appearance Since Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Florida First Lady Casey DeSantis surprised guests at the Hernando County Republican Party Lincoln-Reagan Day Dinner Saturday with her first public appearance since Gov. Ron DeSantis revealed her breast cancer diagnosis earlier this month. […]

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Special Election for Vacant Palm Bay City Council Seat 5 Set March 8, Candidates Must Qualify By Dec. 10

At its regular meeting on October 21, 2021, the City Council will consider a resolution to schedule a special election to fill a vacancy due to the resignation of Councilman Jeff Bailey. […]

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Gov. Ron DeSantis Announces Over $3.1 Million in Hazard Mitigation Awards for Florida Panhandle

Governor Ron DeSantis visited the Florida Panhandle to announce more than $3.1 million in awards for 12 projects through the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity’s (DEO) Rebuild Florida Hazard Mitigation Grant Match Program and recognize the three-year anniversary of Hurricane Michael’s landfall. […]

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Federal Government Lauds Gov. DeSantis’ Decision to Prioritize Seniors in Vaccine Distribution

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released a report which validates Governor DeSantis’ Seniors First vaccination policy, declaring that “efforts to prioritize and vaccinate” those 65 and older “helped prevent hundreds of thousands of new COVID-19 infections and tens of thousands of deaths among seniors” and “directly correlate[s] to saving lives.” […]

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Rep. Randy Fine Files Criminal Complaint Against Brevard Public Schools Board, Alleges Sunshine Law Violation

Representative Randy Fine (R-Palm Bay) on Wednesday filed a criminal complaint with State Attorney Phil Archer’s office against the Brevard County School Board, alleging Board Chair Misty Belford violated Florida’s Sunshine Law during Tuesday morning’s meeting. […]

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Space Coast Young Republicans Host Freedom Friday Oct. 15 at American Police Hall of Fame, Features Special Guest Rep. Kat Cammack

Space Coast Young Republicans will be holding a unique Freedom Friday night to visit with Representative Kat Cammack, who serves as the U.S. Representative for Florida’s 3rd congressional district. […]

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State Rep. Randy Fine Releases Statement After School Board Votes to Keep Mask Mandate in Schools

Following the decision by the Brevard County School Board to keep the face-covering policy for all BPS schools on Tuesday, State Representative Randy Fine released a statement just hours after the meeting concluded. […]

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CDC Urges Americans to Hold Virtual Gatherings For Holiday Seasons Despite Vaccination Status

As the U.S. enters the colder holiday seasons amid the coronavirus pandemic, updated federal health guidance is encouraging virtual celebrations and outdoor gatherings to reduce the spread of COVID-19. […]

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Pentagon Leaders Blame President Biden’s State Department for Chaotic Afghanistan Evacuation of Civilians

Top Pentagon officials blamed the State Department for not beginning evacuations of civilians from Afghanistan sooner, calling the efforts “chaotic,” while defending the “skill and leadership” of U.S. troops during a hearing before the House Armed Services Committee Wednesday focused on the military withdrawal. […]

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