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Historic impeachment vote: Here’s what FL lawmakers are saying on social media

A divided U.S. House Judiciary Committee voted on Friday to approve articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, and Florida Congress members are taking to social media with commentary on the historic vote.All 17...

Astronaut to UN climate conference: I see the damage from space

Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano and American actor Harrison Ford added their voices this week to calls for emergency international action to slow the alarming pace of climate degradation.“I have seen with my own eyes...

FL’s Matt Gaetz accused of calling ‘the kettle black’ during committee’s impeachment debate

U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz of Florida, arrested himself for DUI in 2008, highlighted a report about Hunter Biden’s substance abuse problem Thursday during the House Judiciary Committee’s debate over articles of impeachment against President...

FL Democrat in Congress to Ed Secretary Betsy DeVos: ‘You are the most unpopular person in our government’ 

WASHINGTON — A Florida Democratic congresswoman on Thursday told Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, “You are the most unpopular person in our government.” Rep. Frederica Wilson (D-Fla.) was among the many Democrats who berated DeVos at...
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FL public schools skew picture of safety and order; intentionally failing to report incidents at schools

Florida public schools are manipulating data and “intentionally not reporting disciplinary incidents,” including violence and crimes, creating a picture of “safety and order” that misrepresents what’s happening in schools and districts.That’s a key finding...

A secretive and scary drug-resistant fungus has landed in Florida and it can kill you fast

In June of 2017, the Florida Department of Health requested that health care providers and laboratories start reporting a mysterious fungus infection.The scary fungus wasn’t even categorized as a reportable disease in Florida.But it’s...

FL Democrat calls Trump ‘clear and present danger’ ahead of impeachment vote

WASHINGTON — As the U.S. House Judiciary Committee prepared to vote on articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump this week, Florida Democratic Rep. Val Demings recalled her childhood. “I grew up poor, but my...

‘Shock wave’ engulfs hemp hopes; FL senators ask, ‘What went wrong?’

Tough federal rules limiting the intoxicating ingredient in hemp crops have sent a "shock wave" through the budding hemp industry among growers.That's because they're worried they can't meet the low threshold to legally sell...

Congress reaches landmark deal on paid family leave for federal employees 

WASHINGTON — Lawmakers have reached a landmark agreement on paid parental leave for federal workers that could institute paid time off for civilian employees for the first time.The measure would give federal workers 12...

More movie stars in FL? Lawmakers want the state to compete in film and television, by spending thousands for high-paying jobs

State lawmakers want to bring in more film, television, digital media and maybe some big stars, by offering incentives for production companies to operate in Florida.A Senate committee approved a proposed bill (SB 530)...

Democrats, Trump declare victory on massive trade deal

WASHINGTON — U.S. House Democrats have worked out key differences with the Trump administration over a massive trade deal, allowing both sides to declare a legislative victory on the same day the House unveiled...

Democrats’ impeachment articles: abuse of power, obstruction of Congress

WASHINGTON — U.S. House Democrats on Tuesday announced two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump.Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.) joined House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and other Democratic leaders to formally lay...

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