The Capitolist 

Gov. DeSantis expands State of Emergency to 15 counties following storm patterns 

Gov. Ron DeSantis issued an Executive Order on Monday expanding the state of emergency to 15 additional counties in North Florida following Friday’s severe tornadoes and storms.   


Tampa Bay Times 

Could two referendums on Hillsborough’s ballot spell doom for both? 

The showdown played out publicly during a Hillsborough County Commission meeting earlier this year. 


Palm Beach Post 

Palm Beach County will build new main library triple the current size  

The county library millage rate is expected to generate enough revenue to pay for the new library branches and the renovation of existing ones. 


Bay News 9 

Proposal would create new tourism projects in Seminole  

SEMIINOLE COUNTY, Fla. — Leaders in Seminole County are hoping to move forward with a proposal to begin more tourism projects in the area. 




Affordable homes planned in Lake Worth Beach, thanks to federal aid  

More families will be eligible to buy affordable homes in Palm Beach County, this time thanks to federal funds going toward building nearly 40 new residences in Lake Worth Beach. 




Efforts to reform federal broadband subsidy gain traction  

Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle have expressed support for tweaks to the Affordable Connectivity Program’s rules in a bid to keep it from sunsetting this month.