Pensacola News Journal  

Florida homeless prepare for law banning tents, sleeping in public  

‘We’re … going to say no matter what, these public spaces have to be protected,’ the bill’s sponsor said. 


Florida Politics 

Gov. DeSantis signs ban on public sleeping, forcing localities to pay to enforce anti-homeless measure  

The Governor says the bill will keep streets ‘clean’ and ‘safe’ for residents. 




Miami-Dade’s push to protect outdoor workers dies after state ban. What’s next?  

Outdoor workers in Miami-Dade looking for water, breaks and shade from the sweltering South Florida sun went to their politicians for help. But after powerful pushback from agriculture and construction lobbyists, on Tuesday Miami-Dade County Commission put an end to a landmark bill that would’ve protected 80,000 outdoor workers. 



Lee Commissioners accept ResilientLee Recovery and Resilience Plan  

The Lee Board of County Commissioners voted Tuesday to accept the ResilientLee Recovery and Resilience Plan, a product of the Long-Term Recovery Task Force, which included more than 200 community members. 



Bay County Commissioner William Dozier announces retirement  

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) -Bay County Commissioner William Dozier announced Tuesday morning that he is retiring. 




Biden plans affordable housing aid for Fla and elsewhere  

There may be hope yet for Floridians trying to find affordable housing.