“There’s going to need to be more resources down the road,” according to West Palm Beach, Florida Police Chief Sarah Mooney.
There’s been massive turnover in the tech department that serves a heavily-visited Florida locality few tourists have ever heard of.
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“We begin recovery the minute we start response,” according to the Maryland Emergency Management Agency's executive director.
The president at one point had a tense exchange with Washington Gov. Jay Inslee over the issue. Mental health and background checks also came up during the discussion.
The debate over the past few months illustrates how difficult it will be for gun-control advocates to enact other changes state by state.
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An estimated 38 percent of the U.S. population is eligible to donate blood. Less than 10 percent of that population actually do.
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has gone silent after excluding Florida from a draft lease sales plan, but letters criticizing that decision’s “arbitrary” nature keep coming in.
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke’s new exemption for the Sunshine State will likely lead to lawsuits over its arbitrary nature.
A number of state and local officials are opposing the leasing of previously protected waters.
Pro tip for public officials: Don’t do this.
A new report from the Urban Land Institute and PwC shows that compared to the biggest markets, smaller-sized cities are surging.
The legislation will next go to the White House for President Trump's signature.
“You can complain about government 364 days of the year,” according to Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn said. “But on that one day that you need us to be at our best, we better be at our best.”
Some of the tools and strategies the Sunshine State used to prepare for and recover from a big hurricane.
Thousands attended a funeral for Jamel Dunn, a Florida man who drowned in a pond while teens recorded and mocked him. Lawmakers in Florida and Arizona now want to make it illegal to not try to help someone in an emergency.
The hurricane swamped Jacksonville with flooding said to be the worst in 100 years.
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