Florida lawmakers are back at the capitol considering a new gaming compact with the Seminole Tribe this week. It’ll expand tribal operations and bring mobile sports betting to the state. But no one is certain whether supporters have the votes needed.
It would mark the first time that U.S.-controlled doses of vaccines authorized for use in the country will be shared overseas, as domestic demand for the shots has dropped significantly in recent weeks.
Florida's coronavirus cases rose by 1,976, the fewest since 1,613 on April 12, as deaths increased by 58 after 19. Total daily tests: 53,329. Daily positivity rates remain below target 5%: Florida up to 4.42%, Palm Beach County down to 4.04%.
The payments are part of President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package, which expanded the child tax credit for one year and made it possible to pre-pay the benefits on a monthly basis.
Florida's coronavirus cases rose by 2,432, least for non-Monday since 2,251 Oct. 6, and deaths increased by 19, the least since 7 on April 11. Also, the state's daily first-time positivity rate dropped to 4.36 and Palm Beach County rose to 4.07%.