Florida Central - El 4 de julio de 1776, la Declaración de la Independencia fue aprobada por el Congreso Continental, llevando a las 13 colonias al camino de la libertad como nación soberana.
En julio de 1776, el número estimado de personas viviendo en la nueva nación independiente era de 2.5 millones. La población estimada en la nación este próximo 4 de julio es de 318.3 millones.
4th of July Celebrations
Central Florida - On this day in 1776, the Declaration of Independence was approved by the Continental Congress, setting the 13 colonies on the road to freedom as a sovereign nation.
In July 1776, the estimated number of people living in the newly independent nation was 2.5 million. The nation’s estimated population on this July Fourth is 318.3 million. As always, the most patriotic day of all holidays will be marked by parades, fireworks and backyard barbeques across the country. Here is a list of local events celebrating our Nation’s independence.
Car seats regulation extended until 5 years old
Legislation that lowers tuition for all Florida students
Tallahassee, FL - Governor Rick Scott signed HB 225, which revises child restraint requirements to increase the safety of children passengers in motor vehicles. Current law requires every motor vehicle operator in Florida use a crash-tested, federally approved child restraint device for children 3 years or younger.
Tallahassee, FL - Governor Rick Scott signed House Bill 851 that lowers tuition for all Florida students.
Governor Scott said, “Making sure all Floridians have access to an affordable higher education is one of my top priorities.