Ron DeSantis working with Elon Musk amid Hurricane Ian

Gov. Ron DeSantis is working with Elon Musk to help restore internet connectivity to parts of Florida that saw widespread damage from Hurricane Ian. DeSantis said state officials are using Musk’s Starlink satellites to provide sorely needed communications resources to both residents and emergency crews who’ve been knocked offline. “They’re positioning the Starlink satellites to … Read more

Hurricane Ian claims could topple Florida home insurance market: analysts

After churning its destructive path through Florida, Hurricane Ian could do fatal damage to the state’s home-insurance market — posing a potential political headache to Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis. Long before the storm, Florida’s property insurance system was a mess. Hundreds of thousands of Florida homeowners lost their private insurance policies over the last two … Read more

Jim Jordan says Hunter Biden probe will focus on 2020

Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) said a key part of the House of Representative’s looming Hunter Biden probe will focus on the run-up to the 2020 presidential election. Jordan, the ranking GOP member of the House Judiciary Committee, and his colleagues in Republican leadership have vowed a sweeping investigation should they retake the House in the … Read more

Hurricane Ian death toll to top 50 as rescuers search survivors

The tragic death toll from Hurricane Ian’s historic assault on Florida is expected to soon surpass 50, officials said late Saturday morning. Lee County Sheriff Carmine Marceno, who oversees flood-ravaged Fort Myers, said the number of confirmed deaths reached 35 in his jurisdiction alone. With assistance pouring in from around the state and country, Marceno … Read more