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DeSantis: ‘I Don’t Support’ Bill
Requiring Bloggers Who Write About the
Governor to Register with the State

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Posted By: Dreadnought, 3/8/2023 12:38:22 AM

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) on Tuesday formally disavowed the controversial Florida bill that would require compensated bloggers who write about the governor or members of his cabinet to register with the state, stating clearly that he does not support it. The bill in question — Florida Sen. Jason Brodeur’s SB 1316: Information Dissemination — would require compensated bloggers writing about a member of the Legislature, the Office of Legislative Services, or a member of the executive branch to register with the “appropriate office,” whether that be the Office of Legislative Services or the Commission on Ethics. Notably, the legislation does not apply to members of the mainstream media.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: HisHandmaiden 3/8/2023 1:49:39 AM (No. 1420059)
…with TikTock and other anti-American groups, why not? If you have an opinion, acknowledge it, Where is your Courage? MAGA
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Reply 2 - Posted by: HisHandmaiden 3/8/2023 2:02:13 AM (No. 1420061)
… and the key reason is “compensated” By whom? MAGA
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Reply 3 - Posted by: FLCracker 3/8/2023 9:34:48 AM (No. 1420230)
I don't think they should have to register, but if they are compensated, THAT info should be stated front and center, in big letters.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: DVC 3/8/2023 12:20:45 PM (No. 1420395)
Freedom of speech.
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