State News

Early Steps Ramping Up As Zika Cases Increase

Jul 22, 2016

While Florida Health officials are investigating the first potential local mosquito transmission of the Zika virus in the continental U-S, some are questioning whether the country is prepared to care for a growing number of children born with microcephaly.

MGN Online

Florida’s elections chief says he’s worried about potential disturbances during this year’s elections, and he’s working with law enforcement and supervisors of elections across the state on a plan.

Congresswoman Gwen Graham wants school districts across the country to have better technology for alerting first-responders.

Cissy Proctor
State of Florida

Florida’s unemployment rate is beating the national one.  But the state had a slow month in job creation.

More than 2 thousand prisoners are expected to wind up in the Big Bend region after their release this year, and Big Bend After Re-Entry Coalition Chairman Lauren Walker says business owners hold the keys to their success.