Florida's recap – Highlights from around the state – October 9th

Florida's recap – Highlights from around the state – October 9th

Bottom Line: Your daily recap of the some of the biggest news from around the state that impacts you in South Florida.

  • Broward Supervisor of Elections, Peter Antonacci provided an update on reforms at his office this year after having taken over from Brenda Snipes. He said Broward’s system won’t be vulnerable to hackers and that’s he’s “very confident” Broward’s ready for the 2020 election cycle
  • Federal judge Robert Hinkle, after hearing arguments in the case over the restoration of felon voting rights, said he hasn’t made a decision over whether to issue an injunction against the new state law mandating financial restitution be paid prior to the restoration of rights. He did say the law creates an “administrative nightmare”
  • In recognizing Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guiado, the United States pledged $98 million in new aid to his opposition government in what the State Department called a historic bi-lateral agreement. 
  • Boynton Beach is under a boil water order after an electrical issue at a water treatment plant until further notice.

 

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