Affordable housing at the cost of the Agricultural Reserve, and a plan to rehome the homeless on Virginia Key
Palm Beach County approved plans to build affordable housing in the county's Agriculture Reserve, but the plan has environmentalists sounding alarms. In Miami-Dade County, a plan to build mini-homes for the homeless on Virginia Key has brought out many voices of dissent.
Inflation and back-to-school goods, home insurance downgrades, and Miami-Dade flooding predictions
Parents, teachers, and school districts are adjusting to inflated prices for school supplies ahead of the new school year. Also, many home insurance companies are at risk of downgrades. Plus, what would Miami-Dade County look like if it were hit by Hurricane Irma in 30 years?
Testimony begins in Cruz death penalty trial, and no sex ed for Miami-Dade public school students
The jury began hearing testimonies this week for Nikolas Cruzes penalty trial, and will decide if he lives or dies. Also, the Miami-Dade school board rejected the health education curriculum for middle and high schools students that they previously approved, meaning students will not have sex education classes.
Instability in Haiti, and a big expansion for a coral reef sanctuary
Haiti has been troubled by gang violence, food and water scarcity and a need for humanitarian aid. What will the U.N. do? The Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary aims to expand by almost 1,000 square miles.
Florida companies and the 15-week abortion ban, and potentially higher taxes to fund Broward schools
With the 15-week abortion ban being reinstated in Florida due to the state's appeal, how will companies handle helping their employees with abortions if they choose to do so? Also Broward County residents will vote in August to decide whether or not to increase their taxes to help keep funding teachers and schools.