Articles by Amber Coakley

Senators on Capitol Hill introduced legislation aimed at cracking down cyber criminals. On Thursday, Sen. Lindsay Graham (R.S.C.), Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) and Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) set in motion the International Cybercrime Prevention Act, which looks to ramp up penalties for hackers targeting critical infrastructure.

Senators introduce bipartisan legislation tackling cyber security

Senators on Capitol Hill introduced legislation aimed at cracking down cyber criminals. On Thursday, Sen. Lindsay Graham (R.S.C.), Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) and Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) set in motion the International Cybercrime Prevention Act, which looks to ramp up penalties for hackers targeting critical infrastructure.







Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, waves as he arrives, Monday, June 14, 2021, at the Shul of Bal Harbour, a Jewish community center in Surfside, Fla. DeSantis visited the South Florida temple to denounce anti-Semitism and stand with Israel, while signing a bill into law that would require public schools in his state to set aside moments of silence for children to meditate or pray. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Fla. Gov. DeSantis holds red tide meeting to discuss mitigation efforts

Florida Gov. (R) held a roundtable to discuss how the Sunshine State will deal with the harmful red tide phenomenon on its gulf coast. He met with officials on the Red Tide Task force in Saint Petersburg on Thursday to discuss mitigation efforts and future technology that could help with the dangerous algae bloom along Florida’s coastline.