AARP report: FL has one of the lowest rates nationwide for vaccinations among nursing home staff

BY: - July 19, 2021

With health officials and the Biden administration continuing to push Americans to get vaccinated against COVID-19, Florida ranks second worst in the nation for vaccination rates among staff at nursing homes, according to a new report by AARP. Data from the AARP Public Policy Institute, collaborating with the Scripps Gerontology Center at Ohio’s Miami University, […]

Tropical Storm Zeta forecast to approach the northern Gulf Coast ‘at or near hurricane strength’

BY: - October 26, 2020

Update: Late afternoon Monday, NOAA announced that Zeta had strengthened into a Category 1 hurricane. Data from an Air Force Reserve hurricane hunter plane indicated that “Zeta has become a hurricane, with maximum sustained winds near 80 mph (130 km/h) with higher gusts,” NOAA reported. === Forecasts project that Tropical Storm Zeta might hit a […]

ERA Florida 1982

Trump, three states try to block ERA as it heads to historic milestone. But no traction in FL on ratifying

BY: - January 10, 2020

Equal Rights Amendment supporters in Florida cheered an important Senate committee vote Thursday in Virginia — which is expected to become the final state needed to ratify the federal ERA. But the five-decades-old proposition faces new legal battles backed by the Trump Administration that could tie up the measure for some time. And in Florida, […]