St. Lucie County Commissioner Jamie Lee Fowler Earns the Certified County Commissioner Designation 

St. Lucie County – Friday July 5, 2024: St. Lucie County Commissioner Jamie Lee Fowler was recently presented with the Certified County Commissioner (CCC) designation from the Institute for County Government (ICG) at an award ceremony held at the Florida Association of Counties (FAC) Annual Conference and Educational Exhibition in Orange County, Florida. 



WINK News 

Collier County launches drone show for the Fourth of July  

Collier County stepped up its game this 4th of July weekend with its first large-scale drone show at the Paradise Coast Sports Complex. 




Biden administration announces new rule to protect workers from heat-related illnesses  

The rule would cover 35 million workers whose jobs include being in the heat and require activities that could raise core body temperatures, like construction, agriculture and landscaping, as well as those in indoor environments, like kitchen workers. 



It’s OK to ban homeless people from camping in public, high court rules  

The U.S. Supreme Court sided with states and cities, saying anti-camping laws are not “cruel and unusual punishment” and that the laws of Grants Pass, Oregon, did not punish people for being homeless. 



CBS 12 

Palm Beach County enhances workforce, affordable housing dashboard  

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (CBS12) — Palm Beach County leaders are revamping a dashboard helping local families find affordable and workforce housing units. 


Tampa Bay Times 

Pasco property appraiser rejects Live Local apartment tax breaks  

Pasco’s Property Appraiser Mike Wells last week denied applications of two apartment complex owners seeking property tax exemptions for providing “affordable housing” under the state’s Live Local law.