Sen. Scott asks Florida’s Surgeon General for vaccine rollout answers

The FDA commissioner says lower-priority groups should start getting vaccinated. This comes as U.S. Sen. Rick Scott sent a letter to the Florida Department of Health, asking questions about the vaccine rollout plan. Many of the questions Scott is asking are ones we’re hearing from people in Southwest Florida. That includes questions about when the […]

Daylight saving time set to end as Rubio, Scott continue push to keep it

Daylight saving time ends Sunday, but many thought it wasn’t supposed to come in Florida. We received emails asking us why we’re changing the clocks back when Florida lawmakers voted to remain on daylight saving time. Florida’s U.S. senators made another last-ditch effort to keep the Sunshine State on daylight saving time. Sen. Marco Rubio […]

SWFL doctor’s family raises awareness about his serious cases of COVID-19

A doctor treating patients in our community for the coronavirus is now a COVID-19 patient himself. The family of Dr. Clarence Scott is raising awareness about what happens to heroes when they end up in a hospital bed. Four months ago, their dad was a doctor in Fort Myers, caring for people with COVID-19. Now, […]

Florida mayors push for CARES Act money to be granted directly

Mayors all over the state have come together to urge Florida’s U.S. senators to push for more federal grant money. Municipality leaders in Southwest Florida and beyond say they are still in great need of direct assistance during the coronavirus pandemic. In hopes of being heard, 163 Florida mayors signed a letter sent to U.S […]

Sen. Rick Scott discusses effort against coronavirus in Tampa

U.S. Sen. Rick Scott (FL-R) held a news conference to discuss efforts to combat the coronavirus in Tampa Sunday afternoon. He was joined by Tampa officials during the public announcement. Scott will meet with local leaders to discuss those efforts and make sure they have the resources they need to keep families safe. The senator […]