DeSantis risks voter backlash in Florida with migrant flights

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) is facing mounting scrutiny in his home state over his controversial decision last week to fly dozens of mostly Venezuelan migrants to the elite resort island of Martha’s Vineyard, Mass. While the move was lauded by conservatives as a powerful protest of the Biden administration’s approach to border security, it … Read more

Kansas should be like DeSantis’ Florida, Schmidt tells rally

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis threw autographed hats to the crowd as he came on stage at the Turning Point Action rally Sunday at the Embassy Suites in Olathe. He was there to campaign for Attorney General Derek Schmidt, the Republican candidate for Kansas governor. Reed Hoffmann Special to the Star Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt … Read more

Protesters have their say outside KS Derek Schmidt rally

Democrats protested outside a rally at Embassy Suites in Olathe on Sunday, where Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis campaigned for Attorney General Derek Schmidt, the GOP nominee for Kansas governor. Reed Hoffmann Special to The Star Update: Kansas should be ‘more like what Ron DeSantis has in Florida,’ Schmidt tells rally. Read the story here. The … Read more

DeSantis says two flights he chartered ‘just the beginning’ of efforts to relocate migrants

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) said during a press conference Friday the transport of migrants to Martha’s Vineyard, Mass., is “just the beginning” of efforts to relocate those crossing the border. This week, DeSantis chartered two flights carrying migrants, the majority of which are believed to be from Venezuela, from Texas to Martha’s Vineyard. The … Read more

DeSantis suspends four school board members after grand jury investigation into Parkland shooting

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) suspended four members of the Broward County School Board on Friday after reviewing a grand jury investigation into the 2018 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. DeSantis filed an executive order suspending Patricia Good, Donna Korn, Ann Murray and Laurie Rich Levinson from office based … Read more