Everglades Burmese python tracking program is winning battles against invasive predator
86 pythons were removed during the 2019-20 breeding season thanks to males implanted with radio transmitters that lead biologists to the females’ nests.
Health argument fails as Indian River County rejects mandatory face mask requirement
The vote was 3-2, and while no commissioner disagreed with the health benefits, some questioned government forcing people to cover their faces.
Indian River County Commission listens to the public before their decision on Mask Mandate
Discussion during the Indian River County Commission meeting as commissioners decide on a proposed mandatory mask mandate on July 14, 2020, in Vero Beach. The commissioners voted 3-2 against mandatory masks.
Coronavirus besieged mayors tell DeSantis South Florida cities near a breaking point
“There is a significant amount of pressure for us to shut down,” said Miami Mayor Francis Suarez. “We need to have a long-term strategy.”
Martin County prepares to distribute up to $28 million in CARES Act funds
Around 55% of the CARES Act money is likely to go to local governments and constitutional offices. About 20% is to go to small businesses.