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• Florida will begin planning three new major toll highways through mostly rural areas under a bill signed by Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday over the objections of environmentalists who have otherwise praised him since taking office. Read More »
• Demings said the money collected from a sales tax referendum would help pay for more buses, trains, and pedestrian walkways. He also called on county employees to make a minimum wage of $15 dollars an hour by 2021. Read More »
• The St. Johns River Water Management District collaborated with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection to remove more than 600,000 cubic yards of muck from the Indian River Lagoon. Muck is a result of untreated storm-water runoff, that flows into the canals and tributaries of the lagoon. It kills sea-grasses and organisms that are vital to the lagoon’s ecosystem. The state is currently working on a broader restoration plan with long-term funding sources for the entire Indian River Lagoon and its tributaries. Read More »
• Orange County Fire Chief Jim Fitzgerald says it’s not enough that the state now offers benefits to firefighters with cancer. The new fire chief says departments need to do more to reduce the number of firefighters who get sick. Read More »