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Politics Oct 12Florida fines key county $3.5 million for mandating vaccines
The Florida Department of Health issued the $3.5 million fine Tuesday for Leon County, saying the municipality violated Florida’s “vaccine passport” law.
Education Sep 22Florida makes quarantine optional for exposed students
Florida's new surgeon general has signed new protocols allowing parents to decide whether their children should quarantine or stay in school if they are asymptomatic after being exposed to someone who tested positive for COVID-19.
Politics Sep 13Florida governor threatens cities with fines for vaccine mandates
DeSantis said Monday that local municipalities potentially face millions of dollars in fines for implementing a requirement that their employees get a COVID-19 vaccine.
Politics Aug 12Census shows U.S. is diversifying, white population shrinking
The agency on Thursday released a trove of demographic data that will used to redraw political maps across an increasingly diverse country.
Politics Aug 12WATCH: Census Bureau releases new population data
The Census Bureau on Thursday issued its most detailed portrait yet of how the U.S. has changed over the past decade, releasing a trove of demographic data that will be used to redraw political maps across an increasingly diverse country.
Politics May 17Gaetz associate pleads guilty to sex trafficking charges
Greenberg pleaded guilty to charges including sex trafficking of a minor and admitted he paid at least one underage girl to have sex with him and other men.
Nation May 06Residents left big metros during pandemic for family, study finds
A new study and Census Bureau data show migrants moved out of the nation’s largest metropolitan areas and into smaller ones during the pandemic.
Nation Apr 26Census: Texas gains Congress seats, California loses for the first time
The nation's political center of gravity keeps shifting further to the Republican-led South and West.
Politics Apr 13Biden picks first person of color to head Census Bureau fulltime
If confirmed, Robert Santos would become the first person of color to serve as a permanent director of the Census Bureau, the nation's largest statistical agency.
Politics Mar 23WATCH: Senate hearing on the 2020 Census
The Census Bureau had a new automated system for the 2020 count. Called "the optimizer," it was designed to create efficient routes for census takers as they knocked on doors of households that hadn't yet responded to the survey.