Washington Post: As Gov. Ron DeSantis consolidates his power in Florida, some local officials rebuke his leadership style

Washington Post: As Gov. Ron DeSantis consolidates his power in Florida, some local officials rebuke his leadership style. “[St. Petersburg Mayor Rick] Kriseman’s distance from Florida’s chief executive — a concern echoed by other mayors and county officials — highlights the tensions that have polarized the Sunshine State throughout DeSantis’s tenure as he has steadily expanded the powers of his office while using it to blunt that of local officials. The problem now, some say, is that his focus on concentrating control in the executive mansion is hurting their efforts to combat the biggest health crisis the state has faced in generations.”

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