Child Safety Awareness Month

This month, the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV) is reminding motorists to focus on child safety on and around Florida roads and ensure all children are correctly buckled into a vehicle, every time. Read More …

Three-day sales tax holiday begins August 3

As Florida families begin preparing for another school year, Department of Education Commissioner Pam Stewart and Department of Revenue Executive Director Leon Biegalski are reminding Floridians that they can save money on school supplies and clothing during the 2018 Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday August 3-5. Read More …

Gas price update

Gasoline prices in Florida have fallen 0.7 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.73/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 8,237 stations in Florida. Read More …

DOS approves 49 election security grant applications

Today, following Governor Rick Scott’s direction to the Department of State (DOS) to draw down $19 million in federal funding for securing Florida’s elections, Secretary of State Ken Detzner approved and submitted nearly $10.3 million in election security grants from 49 Florida counties to Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis’ office. Read More …

Gas price update

Gasoline prices in Florida have fallen 4.0 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.74/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 8,237 stations in Florida. Read More …