Florida's recap – Highlights from around the state – June 10th
Bottom Line: Your daily recap of the some of the biggest news from around the state that impacts you in South Florida.
- Florida’s Hep A issue has reached crisis levels. There are now more recorded Hep A cases in Florida in 2019, than in the prior five years combined
- FDOT has announced they’ll resume implementing late fees for unpaid Sun Pass tolls in the June billing cycle after a yearlong billing debacle created through errors with the vendor handling the billing
- Governor DeSantis signed a bill into law providing for the use of the C-51 reservoir to capture runoff water from Lake Okeechobee. This completes Florida’s process to curb Lake O’ discharges that formally started in 2017. Once completed 61,000 acre-feet of water will be able to be stored rather than discharged
- Governor DeSantis signed a bill into law providing female hygiene products to all female inmates statewide
- Governor DeSantis signed a bill into law creating a Women’s Suffrage Centennial Committee to honor 100 years of Women’s Suffrage