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    • Attorney General Moody Recognizes Super Senior Sleuths at Scam Stopper Workshop
      TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—Attorney General Ashley Moody today presented Seniors vs. Crime volunteer Bryan Lifsey the 2018-2019 Advocate of the Year Award for working to protect seniors from scams. Lifsey is one of five Seniors vs. Crime volunteer sleuths nominated for the award. These Super Senior Sleuths are taking extraordinary steps to assist consumers through Attorney General […]
    • Planning for our 2019 Human Trafficking Summit
      Office of Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody Planning for our 2019 Human Trafficking Summit is underway, and we are accepting nominations now for this year’s Summit awards. Florida is fortunate to have so many people dedicated to the fight to end human trafficking and help trafficking survivors heal. I look forward to recognizing some of […]
    • Robocalls
      Press Release: Florida Attorney General Moody Robocalls are a growing problem nationwide. Not only are they annoying, the calls are often part of a scam designed to trick consumers into parting with their hard-earned cash. My office is working diligently with our federal partners to stop these illegal calls, and this week, we joined the […]
    • Celebrating Independence Day
      By Blanca Taylor, Social Security Public Affairs Specialist July 4th brings family and friends together, as well as neighbors, to celebrate that we’re all part of a community. Everyone pitches in, combining their resources — great food, music, and displays — to lift our spirits. Social Security has been helping people maintain their independence for […]
    • Governor DeSantis Signs 11 Bills
      Tallahassee, Fla. – Governor Ron DeSantis signed the following bills: CS/HB 7 – Direct Health Care Agreements CS/HB 207 – Impact Fees CS/HB 213 – Immunization Registry CS/CS/CS/HB 301 – Insurance CS/CS/HB 453 – Micromobility Devices CS/HB 521 – Wetland Mitigation HB 549 – Continuing Education for Dentists CS/HB 831 – Electronic Prescribing CS/HB 7057 […]
    • Governor Signs Bill to Mitigate Harmful Effects of Red Tide
        Sarasota, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed SB 1552: Florida Red Tide Mitigation and Technology Development Initiative. The bill establishes the Florida Red Tide Mitigation and Technology Development Initiative as a partnership between the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) Fish and Wildlife Research Institute and Mote Marine Laboratory to develop technologies […]
    • Governor Ron DeSantis Signs Two Bills to Support Florida’s Veterans
      Tampa, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed CS/CS/HB 501: Alternative Treatment Options for Veterans and CS/CS/HB 427: Honor and Remember Flag, at the University of South Florida’s Office of Veteran Success. “Here in Florida, we take great pride in being the most veteran-friendly state in the nation and I am proud to sign these […]