Florida seeks investigation on Bloomberg donation on voting
Attorney General Ashley Moody sent letters to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and the FBI saying that further investigation is warranted. Ron DeSantis had asked Moody to review allegations that Bloomberg and the Florida Rights Restoration Coalition had violated the law by offering incentives for voting. The Florida Rights Restitution Coalition had raised about $5 million before Bloomberg made calls to raise almost $17 million more, according to Bloomberg staffers. Neil Volz, the group's executive director, has also had his voting rights restored and the clemency board restored his other civil rights Wednesday. “It just seems like, then what is enough?”The question of satisfying financial obligations before voting rights are restored continues to be battled in court.
Bikers descend on Sturgis rally with few signs of pandemic
Organizers of the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally expect 250,000 people to visit the town of Sturgis during the 10 day rally. The coronavirus may be changing the world, but there aren't many signs of the pandemic at the massive annual motorcycle rally being held this week at a small city along Interstate 90 in western South Dakota. The scene Saturday at the 80th Sturgis Motorcycle Rally was familiar to veterans of the event, with throngs of maskless bikers packing the streets. Motorcyclist Kevin Lunsmann, 63, rode more than 600 miles (965 kilometers) to the rally from Big Lake, Minnesota, with several friends. Lunsmann said has attended the Sturgis event every year since 2003 and didn't want to miss the 80th, despite being somewhat" concerned about the coronavirus.
Wayne Mixson, Floridas governor for 3 days, has died
Wayne Mixson, whose three-day term was shortest in state history, died Wednesday at his home in Tallahassee. The two-term lieutenant governor said his three days as governor were fully packed. A conservative Democrat, Mixson made close to 200 appointments before Republican Bob Martinez was sworn in as governor. You were not acting governor, (but) constitutionally the same governor as anybody else in Florida.Margie Mixson released a statement asking for prayers. Governor Mixson dedicated his life to serving his community, his state and his country. Governor and Governor of Florida & was appointed U.S.