Florida order cancels COVID-19 fines after “unprecedented local government restrictions”
WESH2, ORLANDO – Gov. Ron DeSantis has filed an executive order that cancels any fines related to local government COVID-19 restrictions on people and business.
The order states any fines imposed between March 1, 2020, and March 10, 2021, fines imposed by any political subdivision of Florida related to local government COVID-19 restrictions are canceled.
The order goes on to say it can serve as a defense to the collection of those fines.
The order only applies to local government and not any enforcement or COVID-19 related orders taken by the state … Click source below to read more.
Ron DeSantis debuts ‘one and done’ vax drive-thru
J&J jabs made available for the 65+ set
A.G. Gancarski, March 10, 2021
FLORIDA POLITICS – Gov. Ron DeSantis highlighted the state’s ongoing vaccination campaign at a drive-thru site at Lake Sumter State College Wednesday as Florida continues to see better news in the fight against COVID-19.
The “one and done” pod will be the first in the state exclusively using the one shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine, DeSantis told reporters and supporters in Sumterville.
A total of 1,000 shots will be available daily through Friday.
The Governor, who has evangelized for the “J&J” shot for some time now, continued to defend the “great vaccine” as key to the state’s strategy and said seniors were enthusiastic about getting “one shot and then go about your business.”
“We reached out to them and said, ‘You got a chance to do one and done, are you interested?’”
Almost 60% of the senior population has gotten a vaccine, a metric that convinces DeSantis his “Seniors First” agenda can give way to progressively younger cohorts, with the state poised to “definitely hit 3 million this week in jabs.”
Demand will slow down as the vaccination rate approaches 65%, DeSantis added.
Those age 60 to 64 are eligible Monday.
“As demand slows down, you have the ability to get folks” in that age cohort, DeSantis said … Read more.