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Florida Tax Revenues Drop Nearly $900 Million Due to Pandemic
The state of Florida may have lost nearly $900 million in tax revenues in April, with the coronavirus halting tourism and other industries on which our economy depends heavily. Last March, the state Legislature approved a $93.2 billion budget that it was preparing to send to Gov. Ron DeSantis for his signature. However, the session […]
Johns Hopkins: More Than 100,000 Americans Have Died of COVID-19
The number of deaths from the coronavirus in the United States has reached a grim milestone, as 100,000 people in the country have lost their lives to the disease. Johns Hopkins University, which maintains a database on the disease, made the announcement Wednesday. Meanwhile, a model developed by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation […]
Boynton Beach Man Accused of Breaking Child's Arm for Dropping Kitten
A Boynton Beach man is facing a charge of aggravated child abuse, after authorities say he broke a child’s arm for dropping a kitten. Last Friday, Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested 30-year-old Brandon Rubin. According to the arrest report, he explained to deputies that the 5-year-old child and his ex-girlfriend’s 4-year-old son were […]
Report: Dashboard Designer Had Affair with FSU Student
The designer of Florida’s COVID-19 dashboard is facing additional questions about her professional history. According to the Daily Mail, 30-year-old Rebekah Jones, who was recently removed from her state job for alleged insubordination, also lost her job at Florida State University three years ago as a doctoral student and teacher after reportedly having an affair […]