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• In recent weeks, President Trump has again floated the idea of drilling in U.S. coastal waters in search of oil. It’s come up before. This oil lobbyists’ dream scheme was kicked around in 2017, but former Gov. Rick Scott assured us Florida’s coastline was safe, saying then-interior secretary Ryan Zinke had assured him that we would not be included in White House drilling plans. However, that assurance was never made official. Now we have a new governor, and a new interior secretary, and they’re singing the same old song. Just last week, the oil lobby sharks began circling again. But Gov. Ron DeSantis downplayed concerns Monday, saying interior Sec. David Bernhardt promised him Florida was off the hook. There’s an … Read More »
• Florida Democrats pushed back with their own agenda proposal after Gov. Ron DeSantis’ State of the State address. Trimmel Gomes, host of the political podcast The Rotunda, stops by Intersection to discuss the state of Florida politics under DeSantis. Read More »
• Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has surprised both Republicans and Democrats with some moves toward the political center since taking office. Political commentators Dick Batchelor and Frank Torres discuss how DeSantis is shaping his vision for the state Read More »
• Governor Ron DeSantis’ three appointees to the Florida Supreme Court are expected make the bench the most conservative it’s been in decades. Experts say the state’s judicial record could change course significantly. Read More »