Hundreds of Bay County seniors given hurricane meal kits ahead of hurricane season  

BAY COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) – A dynamic duo is providing much-needed assistance to several Bay County residents. 



Flagler County considers beach renourishment tax  

FLAGLER COUNTY, Fla. — Renourishing Flagler County’s fragile coastline could fall on residents and businesses. 


My Suncoast 

Traffic signal technology coming to Manatee County 

MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. (WWSB) – The Manatee Board of County Commissioners received an update on the pilot program designed to make it easier and safer for emergency vehicles to reach citizens in need by giving them green lights at intersections.    


Orlando Sentinel  

Seminole seeks voter extension of penny sales tax for 10 years  

Without discussion Tuesday, Seminole commissioners agreed to place a referendum on the November ballot asking voters if the county’s penny sales tax should be extended another decade. 



Palm Beach Post 

Form 6: Federal judge blocks Florida financial disclosure law  

TALLAHASSEE — A federal judge has blocked a 2023 Florida law that required municipal elected officials to disclose detailed information about their personal finances, ruling that the law likely violated First Amendment rights. 



Security Boulevard 

Using AI for Political Polling  

Public polling is a critical function of modern political campaigns and movements, but it isn’t what it once was. Recent US election cycles have produced copious postmortems explaining both the successes and the flaws of public polling. There are two main reasons polling fails. 



AI in law enforcement is risky, but holds promise  

Leaders should not be reluctant to use AI in controversial applications, even if they risk blowback, one city’s CIO advises.