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Florida State Board of Education Approves Rules to Protect Children

Orlando, Fla (IRN) – On July 19th, 2023, the Florida State Board of Education took decisive action today by unanimously approving three administrative rules aimed at safeguarding the well-being of students in K-12 public schools and upholding parental rights. These rules were designed to further protect student safety and privacy and were passed during the […]

Governor DeSantis Signs Alimony Reform Bill Into Law

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) signed 2023 Florida Senate Bill (S.B.) 1416 Dissolution of Marriage into law on June 30th, 2023. Florida S.B. 1416 will now give Florida Courts the ability to take the economic situation of the payer into account when determining alimony payments to an ex-spouse. Adultery of either spouse will now be […]

Partial Constitutional Carry Bill Signed by Governor DeSantis

On April 3rd, 2023, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed 2023 HB 543 into law, allowing for Concealed Carry of Firearms without a permit, effectively Partial Constitutional Carry. Full Constitutional Carry would include being able to Open Carry a firearm without a permit, alongside the provisions included in HB 543. Open Carry of firearms is illegal […]

Pro Life, Six Week Abortion Ban Passes Florida Senate

Tallahassee, FL — The Florida Senate on April 3rd, 2023, passed 2023 Senate Bill 300, the Heartbeat Protection Act, introduced by Florida State Senator Erin Grall (R-Vero Beach). The bill prohibits abortions after six weeks of gestation, with exceptions made for victims of rape, incest, human trafficking, or cases where the baby has been diagnosed […]

Florida House Advances Bill to Allow 18 to 20 Year Olds to Purchase Long Guns

The Florida House Criminal Justice Subcommittee passed 2023 House Bill 1543 on Monday, which aims to change the minimum age for purchasing or transferring long guns in the state to 18. Under current law, long gun purchases and transfers are limited to those 21 and older, with exceptions for those who have received a firearm […]

Logan Luse Announces Run for Florida State House District 33

Logan Luse announced on March 1st, 2023 his campaign for Florida State House District 33. Luse is the Florida State Director for the American Conservation Coalition and Vice President of the Space Coast Young Republicans. The American Conservation Coalition is a not for profit organization focused on Conservative leaning environmental policies that include conservation and […]

Gun Owners of America calls for Open Carry to be added to Florida Constitutional Carry Bill

Gun Owners of America Senior Vice President Erich Pratt and Florida State Director Luis Valdes have called for amending 2023 Florida House Bill 543 (HB 543) to add the legalization of Open Carry of Firearms in the State of Florida. Currently, Florida is one of the only few states in the country that does not […]

Chandler Langevin Announces Run for Florida State House District 33

Chandler Langevin has announced his run for Florida State House District 33. Florida State House District 33 covers the Palm Bay area. Coming into the 2024 election, Florida State House District 33 will be an open seat since current State Representative Randy Fine will be terming out. Fine has announced his own run for Florida […]

Recall Florida Founder Calls on State Sen. Grall and State Rep. Brackett to Co-Sponsor Recall Bill

Recall Florida Founder Chance Johnmeyer recently put out a call to action for Indian River County residents to contact State Senator Erin Grall (R-Vero Beach) and State Representative Robbie Brackett (R-Vero Beach) to ask the two to Co-Sponsor House Joint Resolution 131 (HJR 131) Recall of County Commissioners and Officers. HJR 131 will put an […]

Shawn Frost Announces Run for RPOF Vice Chairman

Indian River County Republican Executive Committee State Committeeman Shawn Frost announced on December 13th, 2022 his run for Vice Chairman of the Republican Party of Florida (RPOF). The election will be held on February 18th, 2022. Frost released a public letter to Republicans announcing his run, his platform for Vice Chairman, prior experience and his […]